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Hot Pursuit (2015) Rated PG-13

A “by the book” cop is in charge of bringing in the wife of a drug boss. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, and Matthew Del Negro. This is one of those female buddy films, and it relies on the likeability … Continue reading

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The Deadly Companions (1961) Rated NR

An ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman’s son, so he tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral through Indian Territory. Based on the novel by A. S. Fleischman. Starring Maureen O’Hara, Brian Keith, and Steve Cochran. This … Continue reading

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388 Arletta Avenue (2011) Rated TV-MA

A young couple is unnerved by a stalker. Starring Nick Stahl, Mia Kirshner, and Devon Sawa. This film is shot in the style of the “found footage” that horror films are going for these days. The couple, unbeknownst to them, … Continue reading

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Instructions Not Included (2013) Rated PG-13

When a bachelor finds a baby on his doorstep, he takes on the challenge of raising her until six years later when the birth mother comes knocking. Starring  Andrés Vázquez, Hugo Stiglitz, and Eugenio Derbez. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Affectionately Yours (1941) Rated NR

A married reporter is used to traveling the world and flirting with the women in every port, but when he’s in Lisbon working on the latest female, he gets word that his wife wants a divorce and is seeing another … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther (2013) Rated NR

Esther becomes the new queen to  King Xerxes of Persia. Starring  Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, and John Clement. I wish I could recommend this film but I can not. The film uses the Biblical story of Esther as a base, … Continue reading

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One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Rated NR

After a bank robbery, the two partners go on the run. One takes the money and leaves the other to get caught. Once he gets out of prison, he goes after he’s partner. Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado … Continue reading

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The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011) Rated NR

A documentary of the history of film from 1886 to present day. Starring Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto Mark Cousins, who is a film critic in the UK, both directed and narrated this film. His narration can be a bit … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips (2013) Rated PG-13

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Based upon the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Captain Phillips. Starring Tom … Continue reading

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The Romantics (2010) Rated PG-13

A group of friends met up for a weekend to celebrate a wedding between two of them. The problem, the bride and maid of honor both dated the groom. Based on the novel by Galt Niederhoffer.  Starring Katie Holmes, Josh … Continue reading

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