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The Great Commandment (1939) Rated NR

A Christian film tells the story of the conversion of a zealot and Roman soldier through the teachings of Jesus and the Parable of the Good Samaritan. Starring John Beal, Maurice Moscovitch, and Albert Dekker. This film was produced by … Continue reading

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Into the Woods (2014) Rated PG

A witch asks a childless baker to get impossible items together in order to reverse the curse on his family. Starring Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, and James Corden. I’ve never been a fan of the story of Into the Woods. … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Rated PG

A girl is transported to a world with gingerbread soldiers, an army of mice, and sugar plums. Starring Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, and Meera Syal. This is not the ballet version of The Nutcracker, and although I would have loved to … Continue reading

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American Hustle (2013) Rated PG-13

A con man and his partner are forced to work with an F.B.I. Agent that brings them into the world of power brokers and mafia. Starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams. I’m still wondering how this film has gotten all … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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American Woman (Paramount) Rated TV-14

A single mother raises two daughters during the 1970s. Starring  Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari, and Jennifer Bartels. This is a brilliant series; Alicia Silverstone is perfect as the divorcee trying to make a good life for herself and her daughters. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) Rated G

Mrs. Claus feels neglected during Santa’s busy season, so she takes the sled and reindeer out for a spin and winds up lost in New York City. Starring Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, and Terrence Mann. This is a fun Christmas musical. … Continue reading

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Reign (CW) Rated TV-14

Mary, Queen of Scots, goes to France with her marriage agreement to Francis II in place. Starring Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, and Celina Sinden. The only true and historically accurate part of this show’s depiction of the life of Mary, Queen … Continue reading

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