Tag Archives: culture

A Warrior’s Heart (2011) Rated PG

A high school La Crosse player deals with the death of his father, having a new coach, and his own arrogance. Starring Kellan Lutz, Adam Beach, and Ridge Canipe. This film is a predictable teenage sports drama; it didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008) Rated PG-13

A Puerto Rican family living in Chicago may be having their Christmas together. Starring Alfred Molina, Elizabeth Peña, Freddy Rodríguez, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing. This movie was a loud mess. I think the filmmakers were going for the stereotypical Puerto … Continue reading

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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) Rated PG-13

As the ice caps melt and flood the bayou where six-year-old Hushpuppy lives, she must find courage and love to survive. Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly. Coming into this film, I was unaware of the ice caps melting … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 30, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Rated PG-13 Opens on Friday, July 31 Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as … Continue reading

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Reality Bites (1994) Rated PG-13

A group of friends, fresh out of college, try to make it in the real world. Starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, Ben Stiller, Swoosie Kurtz This movie was better than I expected.  I anticipated gratuitous amounts … Continue reading

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Happyish (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

  A middle-aged man tries to adjust to life with a new, younger boss and the corresponding social and technological demands that make sure happiness in today’s culture. Starring Kathryn Hahn, Steve Coogan, Sawyer Shipman, Bradley Whitford, Carrie Preston The … Continue reading

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New Summer TV Shows 2014

   Gang Related (FOX) A gang member is sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through its ranks who must balance his obligations to his crime family, the gang from his old neighborhood, with an increasing … Continue reading

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Raintree County (1957)

Rated NR A Southern belle lures a young pacifist from his high school sweetheart. Then the Civil War breaks out and the belle’s past comes back to haunt them. Starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint At first, you … 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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