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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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Game Change (2012) Rated TV-MA

Game Change is based on the book by the same name written by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. It follows the 2008 presidential nominee John McCain as he selects Sarah Palin as his running mate and her performance. Starring Julianne … Continue reading

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True Grit (2010)

Rated PG-13 A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father’s murderer. This remake of the 1969 version is almost as good. The Coens’ did a wonderful job with cinematography by Roger Deakins in the film. It looks authentic … Continue reading

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