Tag Archives: Career

A Star is Born (1937) Rated NR

A young woman comes to Hollywood and dreams of stardom but only achieves the fame with an alcoholic, former leading man whose stardom is behind him. Starring Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, and Menjou. The first version of A Star is … Continue reading

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Stan & Ollie (2018) Rated PG

Laurel and Hardy used to be the world’s famous comedic duo, but they try to reignite their act on what becomes their last tour together. Starring Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, and Shirley Henderson. Seriously, this film leaves much to … Continue reading

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Halt and Catch Fire (AMC) Rated TV-14

Set in the 1980s when the personal computer is on the rise, a group of visionaries, engineers, and prodigies navigate the rise and fall of their personal lives and careers. Starring Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, and Mackenzie Davis. This show … Continue reading

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A Star is Born (2018) Rated R

A musician helps a young star rise as his career is derailed by age and alcoholism. Starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and Sam Elliott. This film is enjoyable to watch as the two fall in love; the chemistry between Gaga … Continue reading

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King of Thieves (2018) Rated R

A group of aging crooks pulls off the biggest heist in their career until greed overtakes them. Starring Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, and Michael Gambon. The film is based on the true story of the Hatton Garden burglary. It’s slow … Continue reading

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20 Feet From Stardom (2013) Rated PG-13

A documentary that follows the lives of backup singers to the iconic songs of our time. Starring Lou Adler, Stephanie ‘Stevvi’ Alexander, and Patti Austin. This is a wonderful documentary on the singers behind the headlining performers. The documentary follows singers … Continue reading

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A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017) Rated R

It’s career day at an elementary school, and a group of students finds themselves caught in a plot of sex, lies and a dead body. Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Garner, and Storm Reid. This is one of the worst films I … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game (2017) Rated R

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high stakes poker games. Based on the book, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game … Continue reading

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Marshall (2017) Rated PG-13

Thurgood Marshall starts his career as a lawyer covering a case that would change his life. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. In this film, we see the case that propelled Marshall to the national front lines as the leading … Continue reading

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Bullet Head (2017) Rated R

 Three career criminals are holed up in an abandoned  warehouse with cops closing in on them and a killer dog on the loose. Starring Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, Antonio Banderas. This film is Cujo on steroids. I think writer/director Paul Solet … Continue reading

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