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First Kill (2017) Rated R

A Wall Street broker brings his family to the place where he grew up to find that local law enforcement is investigating a bank robbery. Starring Bruce Willis, Hayden Christensen, Ty Shelton. The premise to the film is intriguing, but … Continue reading

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Gifted (2017) Rated PG-13

Frank is a single man raising his prodigy niece while fighting a custody battle with his mother. Starring Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer. This is an amazing film. Although it isn’t an original story, it … Continue reading

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Hollywood, My Home Town (1965) Rated NR

Ken Murray hosts a behind-the-scenes of his home videos starring candid footage of Hollywood’s stars. Starring Ken Murray, Ben Alexander, Richard Arlen, Mary Astor, John Barrymore. Ken Murray was a vaudeville performer in the 1920s and later moved to Los … Continue reading

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Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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Red Dawn (2012) Rated PG-13

 A group of teenagers try to save their home town when they are attacked by  North Koreans. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Connor Cruise. This is an updated remake of the original 1984 film. Instead of … Continue reading

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Chips (2017) Rated R

A rookie officer is teamed with an undercover federal agent to investigate some dirty cops who were involved in a heist. Starring Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Adam Brody, Ryan Hansen, Jane Kaczmarek. This is nothing like the TV … Continue reading

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The Abduction (1996) Rated NR

Kate and Paul’s marriage started off as happy but, with each passing year, Paul becomes more abusive. Kate finally gets the courage to leave, but Paul has a hard time letting go. Based on the true story of the case … Continue reading

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Our Wild Hearts (2013) Rated PG

A wealthy girl falls in love with a mustang, adventure, and the father she never knew in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Starring Eloise DeJoria, Veronica Dunne, Martin Kove, Ricky Schroder. I really expected this film to be better than it … Continue reading

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The Younger Generation (1929) Rated TV-G

A story of disconnection between a Jewish social-climbing son and his Old World parents. Adapted from a play by Fannie Hurst called It Is to Laugh. Starring Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Ricardo Cortez. This is one of Frank Capra’s first … Continue reading

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Robot and Frank (2012) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, an ex-jewelry thief receives a robot from his son. Soon, the team tag up and begin some heists of their own. Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Sisto, Ana Gasteyer. … Continue reading

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