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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) Rated PG-13

The telling of Mary’s life before conception, during pregnancy, and the birth of Jesus. Starring Christian Bale, Pernilla August, and Melinda Kinnaman. This film is one that doesn’t include historically accurate storytelling. There is a lot that they take out … Continue reading

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Malaya (1949) Rated NR

A newspaperman convinces the government to steal rubber from the Japanese. Starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, and Valentina Cortese. This is a compelling story of a disreputable man who says that he can smuggle rubber out of British Malaya. Although it’s a … Continue reading

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Django Unchained (2012) Rated R

With help from a bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a plantation owner. Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson. I’m not usually a Quentin Tarantino fan but there are ones that I enjoy … Continue reading

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The Book of Negroes (2015) Rated NR

We follow the life of Aminata who was kidnapped in Africa to be enslaved in South Carolina, as she work to get back to home land. Based on the novel by Lawrence Hill. Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin, Allan … Continue reading

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