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Straight A’s (2013) Rated R

A former addict haunted by his mother’s ghost heads home to the family he abandoned. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, and Luke Wilson. This film fits the saying that it isn’t good to judge a book by its cover. The title … Continue reading

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It’s a Disaster (2012) Rated R

Four couples meet for Sunday brunch in a friend’s home when they discover the end of the world is near. Starring Rachel Boston, Kevin M. Brennan, and David Cross. This film has an interesting premise with the Apocalyptic end of time happening … Continue reading

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The Wife (2017) Rated R

A wife questions the life she has led when her husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer. Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons. The film is a character study of a woman … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables (1934) Rated NR

A teenage girl is adopted by a couple of elderly siblings on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Starring  Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, and O.P. Heggie. This is a wonderful telling of the classic story by  Lucy Maud Montgomery. The actress Anne … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Rated TV-PG

Peter Parker has been bitten by an altered spider, and he discovers that he has spider-like powers that help him discover the mysteries behind his parents’ death. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans. The film is a reboot from … Continue reading

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Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018) Rated TV-PG

Historian Lucy Worsley with a team of experts recreates the wedding of Victoria and Albert. Starring Etienne Dutoy, Nicholas Frentz, and Abbie Garland. Lucy Worsley is a historian of English Aristocrats. This TV movie is a wonderful recreation of the wedding between … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Rated PG

A girl is transported to a world with gingerbread soldiers, an army of mice, and sugar plums. Starring Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, and Meera Syal. This is not the ballet version of The Nutcracker, and although I would have loved to … Continue reading

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Norman Mailer: The American (2010) Rated NR

A documentary of the life and times of Norman Mailer told by the people who knew him best. Starring Muhammad Ali, Beverly Bentley, and William F. Buckley. This documentary interviews a lot of people who had some influence on the life … Continue reading

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