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Doctor Zhivago (2002) Rated NR

Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives intertwine during the Russian Revolution. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Starring Sam Neill, Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam MacLintock, Anne-Marie Duff, Hugh Bonneville, Keira … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Rated PG

A video game villain looks for ways to become the hero. Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, Ed O’Neill, Dennis Haysbert. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I wondered what Disney … Continue reading

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Mary Kills People (Lifetime) Rated TV-MA

 A single mother is an ER doctor by day and an angel of death by night, helping terminally ill patients end their lives. Starring Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Rogue One (2016) Rated PG-13

The Rebel Alliance works on a strategy to steal the plans for the Death Star. Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen. This film takes places after the Rebel wars but before A New Hope. Although … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea (2016) Rated R

An uncle returns home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Starring  Casey Affleck, Ben O’Brien, Kyle Chandler This film is not spectacular drama but it is a great story. We have two brothers both of whom had … Continue reading

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Holiday Affair (1949) Rated NR

A sales clerk romances the young widow who got him fired. Based on the story, Christmas Gift by John D. Weaver. Starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey. If you need to get into the holiday spirit, this is the … Continue reading

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Legion (FX) Rated TV-MA

Based on the Marvel comic books by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. David Haller was diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child. He’s been in and out of hospitals most of his life when he meets another patient and their encounter … 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 Mick (FOX) Rated TV-NR

An aunt who lives recklessly is forced to care for her sister’s wealthy spoiled children. Starring Kaitlin Olson, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Carla Jimenez, Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton. Reminiscent of the movie and series Uncle Buck, this film features an aunt instead … Continue reading

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