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Magnum P.I. (CBS) Rated TV-14

An ex-Navy SEAL who’s back from Afghanistan uses his skills as a private investigator in Hawaii. Starring Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, and Zachary Knighton. This is an interesting remake. The pilot is supposed to set up the show, but this pilot lacks … Continue reading

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Manifest (NBC) Rated NR

After a turbulent flight, passengers discover they have landed five years into the future. Starring Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, and Athena Karkanis. This is the show of the season, and I was rather surprised by how intriguing it is. Sure, it’s like … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Thor (2011) Rated PG-13

Thor has been cast out of Asgard and sent to Earth where he becomes one of Earth’s defenders. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hiddleston. This is one of the better Marvel films. It has a great story mixed with … Continue reading

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The Heat (2013) Rated R

An FBI special agent is partnered with a Boston cop to take down a drug lord. Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, and Demián Bichir. There are times that Melissa McCarthy is funny, and I actually do enjoy her performances most of … Continue reading

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Fir Crazy (2013) Rated TV-G

A woman who hates Christmas must help at her dad’s tree lot for one holiday season. Starring Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson, and Colin Mochrie. Again, this is another typical Hallmark Christmas movie. I actually enjoy watching these every year, but they … Continue reading

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Isle of Dogs (2018) Rated PG-13

A boy looks for his dog on the Isle of Dogs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, and Edward Norton. This is a typical Wes Anderson film; it has style, but it’s lost on the substance. It’s Anderson’s stylistic film-making on display. … Continue reading

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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996) Rated TV-PG

A father is wrongfully convicted, and his children travel to Washington D.C. seeking his release in time for Christmas. Starring Diana Scarwid, Robert Urich, and Tegan Moss. This is a heartwarming true story of siblings who travel to Washington during The … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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Superman (1978) Rated TV-PG

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth and grows up to protect his adoptive world. Starring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, and Christopher Reeve. This film is a classic. It’s the one that all other Superman flicks are … Continue reading

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