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The Train Robbers (1973) Rated PG

 A gun man is hired by a widow to locate her husband’s gold that he stole in order to return it to the rightful owner and start anew. Starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor This film is a classic. It’s  a classic in … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1986) Rated NR

 In the 1840s, two boys get into mischief with body snatchers and girls. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Scott Higgins, Jane Harders, Michael Pate. A brilliant, animated rendition of a classic story, this film is perfect for children. It’s … Continue reading

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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The Love Bug (1968) Rated G

A race car driver finds a Volkswagen bug that seems to have a mind of its own. Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett. This Disney classic is such fun to watch. Jones is wonderful as Jim, the … Continue reading

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Disney’s Prep and Landing (2009) Rated TV-G

Wayne gets a new partner when his earlier partner gets promoted. The change causes Wayne to lose his love for the job, and he must be reminded of the joy his work brings. Starring Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Rated TV-G

A misfit reindeer looks for a place to fit in. Starring Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles. Some films really don’t even need reviews; this is one of them.  This holiday classic has stood the test of time, with … Continue reading

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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Rated G

  Retelling of the life of Jesus Christ. Starring Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr., Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Angela Lansbury, Pat Boone, Roddy McDowall, John Wayne, Shelley Winters I know this is a classic but I was … Continue reading

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Love at the Christmas Table (2012) Rated TV-PG

A man discovers that the woman of his dreams is his childhood best friend. Starring Danica McKellar, Dustin Milligan, Lea Thompson. I enjoyed this Christmas film, although it has very little substance or sense about it. Basically, these two grew … Continue reading

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The Choice (2016) Rated PG-13

Next door neighbors meet, and the choices they make define their lives. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace, Tom Wilkinson, Alexandra Daddario, Tom Welling. This a romance story through and through. Sure, … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) Rated PG-13

In 1870 Victorian England,  an independent and headstrong woman is pursued by three men: a sheep farmer, a Sergeant, and older bachelor. Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilly Vosburgh, Tom Sturridge This is … Continue reading

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