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Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2017) Rated TV-MA

 An anthology series centered around America’s most notorious crimes and criminals. Starring Edgar Ramírez, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Darren Criss, Max Greenfield. The second series in this anthology takes on the murder of Versace. The story jumps from the murder of Versace to the … Continue reading

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The Birthday Wish (2017) Rated TV-G

 A woman who wants her boyfriend to propose wishes to know her future on her birthday. Starring Jessy Schram, Luke Macfarlane, Marcus Rosner. This is a delightful Hallmark romance. It has just the right amount of magic to keep the story … Continue reading

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Nadja (1994) Rated R

 A modern telling of a family of vampires must come to terms with each other as they are continuing being hunted by Dr. Van Helsing. Starring  Elina Löwensohn, Nic Ratner, Karl Geary, Peter Fonda, Martin Donovan, David Lynch I was not impressed with … 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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Ordinary Miracles (2005) Rated NR

 A Judge takes a troubled teen into her home after no one else wanted her. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Lyndsy Fonseca, C. Thomas Howell, Corbin Bernsen. An unspectacular Hallmark production, this film travels a well-worn story line. A hard-nosed judge takes in a … Continue reading

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Air America (1990) Rated R

A young pilot is recruited for a CIA operation in Laos. Starring  Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis. This is one of those action films where you know exactly what you’re going to get: good acting, decent one-liners, and … Continue reading

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Akeelah and the Bee (2006) Rated PG

A girl tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. Starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett. This is one of the many spelling bee films that came out around the same time. Although this film was highly praised, I … Continue reading

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Wrapped up in Christmas (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who works as a mall manager makes cuts on some struggling mall leases and falls for the temp mall Santa. Starring  Tatyana Ali, Brendan Fehr, Kim Fields, Dan Lauria, Jackée Harry, Jasmine Guy. I really enjoyed this made for TV Christmas movie and … Continue reading

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Superstition (SYFY) Rated NR

 The Hastings family runs the funeral home in La Rochelle, Georgia where they are keepers of the town’s secrets and history. Starring Brad James, Robinne Lee, Demetria McKinney, Morgana Van Peebles, Tatiana Zappardino. When I first started watching this, I thought, wow, SyFy has really made … Continue reading

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