Tag Archives: character

Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange (2016) Rated PG-13

A former neurosurgeon goes on a journey to fix his hands after a car accident and discovers a world of mystical arts. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, Benjamin Bratt. This is one … Continue reading

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October Baby (2011) Rated PG-13

A young woman discovers she is the adopted survivor of an abortion. Starring Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider. This may not be the best film, but the story is one that needs to be told.  There are real children … Continue reading

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Enlightened (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A self-destructive woman takes a new approach to life by becoming enlightened, which wreaks havoc at work and home. Starring Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns. A quirky comedy with an unlikable lead character, this show has its work cut … Continue reading

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The Light Between Oceans (2016) Rated PG-13

A lighthouse keeper and his wife find a baby and choose to raise it as their own. Based on the book by M.L. Stedman. Starring Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz. I really wanted to like this film. Both visually … Continue reading

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The Accountant (2016) Rated R

A math genius unlocks the books of his current client, and when the feds start closing in on him, the body counts start rising. Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, Jean Smart. This … Continue reading

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Flight (2012) Rated R

A pilot saves almost all his passengers when his plane malfunctions. During the investigation of the accident it is discovered that the pilot was drunk. Starring Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, Carter Cabassa. This film is a great character study played … Continue reading

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Albert (2016) Rated NR

Albert is a tiny fir tree that dreams of becoming Empire City’s famous Christmas tree. Based on the book, Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams by Aaron Eisenberg and Will Eisenberg. Starring Katie Crown, John DiMaggio, Judah Friedlander, Rob … Continue reading

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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014) Rated TV-G

It’s a post-Christmas play date, and the toys must contend with some new dino toys. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal, Kevin McKidd, Don Rickles, Timothy Dalton. Here is a Christmas version of Toy Story that has little to … Continue reading

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To Rome With Love (2012) Rated R

The lives of visitors and residents of Rome collide together. Starring Judy Davis, Flavio Parenti, Roberto Benigni, Alison Pill, Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Penélope Cruz. This film was a disappointment. It was poorly written and directed. Baldwin’s character … Continue reading

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