Tag Archives: class

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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God’s Not Dead 2 (2016) Rated PG

After a teacher answers a question about Jesus in class, her response gets her in trouble. Starring Maria Canals-Barrera, Pat Boone, Robin Givens, Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Sadie Robertson, David A.R. White. This film  is an accurate reflection of … Continue reading

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American Crime (ABC) Rated TV-14

American Crime is a show that follows the victims and the legal system as it explores complex issues involving  race, class, and gender politics. Starring Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Regina King I saw only one episode of this series and I … Continue reading

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Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger (2012) Rated NR

The sequel to Nativity. A new teacher to St. Bernadette’s School takes on the class left by Mr. Maddens. Where he is tricked by the teaching assistant to take the children to Wales for the National ‘Song for Christmas’ Competition . Starring … Continue reading

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James Garner (1928-2014)

   Move Over, Darling (1963) Rated NR Five years after his wife, Ellen, disappears at sea in a plane crash, successful lawyer Nick Arden decides it’s time to move on: He has Ellen declared legally dead, remarried and sets off … Continue reading

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Elysium (2013) Rated R

In the near future the rich live on a space station and the poor stay on Earth. A man chooses to bring equality to both worlds. Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Diego Luna I watched this film mainly because … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing (2012) Rated PG-13

A modern telling of Shakespeare’s classic, Much Ado About Nothing. It focuses on two sets of couples in love and their play on words. Starring Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg I’m not a huge fan of Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Detachment (2011) Rated UR

A Substitute teacher drifts from classroom to classroom until he connects with his latest class. Starring Adrien Brody, Marcia Gay Harden, James Caan, Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Blythe Danner, Tim Blake Nelson, William Petersen, Bryan Cranston Wow. That’s all I … Continue reading

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Michael Clarke Duncan (1957-2012)

(1957-2012)  The Green Mile (1999) Rated R On death row in a Southern prison, gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people’s ailments. When the cellblock’s head guard recognizes Coffey’s miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help … Continue reading

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The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Rated NR This movie is based on the book, The Tree of Liberty by Elizabeth Page. I enjoyed this story of a Virginian farmer who marries a wealthy plantation owner’s sister. It’s a story of class and culture as the two collide in … Continue reading

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