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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) Rated PG

A young reporter navigates the political turmoil in Indonesia with the help of a photographer. Starring Linda Hunt, Mel Gibson, and Bembol Roco. This film takes place in 1965 during the fall of  President Sukarno. It’s a brilliant film; the … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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The Exterminating Angel (1962) Rated UR

The guests at a dinner party find themselves unable to leave. Starring Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere, and José Baviera. This film is surrealism at its finest. The plot and story are not really explained, and the title … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Rated PG

A couple, whose son gets kidnapped in Morocco, sets off an international scheme. Starring James Stewart, Doris Day, and Brenda de Banzie. This film is a remake of the 1934 film, both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I will say that I … Continue reading

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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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