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Shades of Blue (NBC) Rated TV-14

A female police officer and mother is forced to work for the F.B.I.’s anti-corruption task force while still struggling with her  financials. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, and Drea de Matteo. The critics loved this show. I did not. It felt like … Continue reading

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The Numbers Station (2013) Rated R

A disgraced black ops agent is sent to a numbers station to protect a code operator. Starring John Cusack, Malin Akerman, and Liam Cunningham. I loved this movie more than the other critics have. It’s not really an action film; it’s … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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The Hollars (2016) Rated PG-13

A man returns to his hometown when he hears that his mother is ill. Starring Margo Martindale, Sharlto Copley, Richard Jenkins, John Krasinski, Anna Kendrick, Josh Groban, Charlie Day. This film may have been skewered by some critics, but I … Continue reading

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The Postman (1997)

Rated R In Post-apocalypse United States, a drifter finds an old mail truck and to get a room, food and fight off rogue groups, he becomes The Postman. Starring Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Tom Petty, Giovanni Ribisi, Charles … Continue reading

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Red Riding Hood (2011)

Rated PG-13 A reimagining of the classic tale in which Valerie aka Red Riding Hood is caught between two lovers while her town is terrorized by a werewolf. Most critics didn’t like this film but I was intrigued. I was caught in the web … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011)

Rated PG-13 In the Source Code, a soldier is recruited to investigate a terrorist attack with an experimental time looping program. This is an intelligent sci-fi thriller that weaves an amazing human story among the action. Many critics say it’s a cross between Groundhog … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

Rated PG-13 This film is not to be taken too serious and I loved it. Tyler Perry is a genius when it comes to doing what is right in life. His characters are flawed but they learn their lesson in life … Continue reading

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Harry’s Law (NBC)

Rated TV-14 Well, well, well. What a gem of a show. The writing is magnificent. Not surprising because the show is produced by David E. Kelley. It’s very classic Kelley with his very nutty characters. It’s been classified as the worst David … Continue reading

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The Pacific (2010)

Rated TV-MA The Pacific miniseries was produced by the same people who produced Band of Brothers. This should tell you what to expect. It’s a wonderfully produced film. The actors are relatively unknowns which I think help the film. Most critics commented on the … Continue reading

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