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Wings (1927) Rated NR

Two men, one rich and one middle class, fall in love with the same woman and become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. This film took me by surprise. It is … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (2015) Rated NR

Supper Clubs were trendy in the 40s and 50s, where people could meet and mingle with food and drinks. Starring Terese Allen, Brenda Bredahl, and Jim Draeger. Supper Clubs hit their highlight in the 40s and 50s, but their staying … Continue reading

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Love and Honor (2013) Rated PG-13

A young man who’s fighting the war in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girlfriend, so he and his friend go AWOL to win her back. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Austin Stowell, and Teresa Palmer. This is more of an anti-war … Continue reading

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I am MLK, Jr. (2018) Rated NR

The documentary explores the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his impact on the Civil Rights Movement. Starring Martin Luther King, Carmelo Anthony, and Nick Cannon. This film doesn’t seem to be a documentary about MLK Jr per se. … Continue reading

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The Measure of a Man (2011) Rated NR

 A father is dying and his daughter remembers his life and questions what makes a man. Starring Jarin Stevens, Jennica Schwartzman, Jules Hartley The premise of the film is great and that is as good as this film gets. I really wish it … Continue reading

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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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The Green Berets (1968) Rated G

 A Colonel takes two groups  of Green Berets on two missions in South Vietnam. Based on the book by Robin Moore. Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, George Takei. The one thing about this movie that I struggled with … 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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The Astronaut Wives Club (ABC) Rated NR

The Astronaut Wives tells the true story of the women who stood beside their men during the space race. Based on Lily Koppel’s book, The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable, … Continue reading

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Howard Hawks

 Bringing Up Baby (1938) Rated NR Love runs wild for a hapless scientist and an unstoppable heiress in Howard Hawks’s classic screwball comedy that ranks high on the American Film Institute’s list of the funniest Hollywood films ever made. With … Continue reading

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