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O.J. : Made in America (2016) Rated TV-MA

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson while exploring race and celebrity in America. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, and Muhammad Ali. I thought this is an interesting look at how O.J. grew up and how race … Continue reading

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No Man of God (2021) Rated NR

 The film takes us into the relationship between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy during his final years on death row. Starring Elijah Wood, Luke Kirby, and Aleksa Palladino.  I was hoping for more insight into Bundy … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven (2016) Rated PG

This film follows the incredible true story of the Beam family. Based on the book Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Wilson Beam. Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, and Martin Henderson. This is … Continue reading

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Matchmaker Santa (2012) Rated TV-G

 As a little girl, Melanie Hogan wished for her own Prince Charming with a love affair like her parents had. Starring Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson, and John Ratzenberger. This is one of those cute, silly Hallmark films, but it wasn’t one … Continue reading

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Black Hills (1947) Rated NR

 Two frontiersmen try to avenge a struggling rancher. Starring  Eddie Dean, White Cloud, and Roscoe Ates.  This film is a B Western made in the 40s. It doesn’t have much going for it, and it’s the last theatrical film that … Continue reading

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Hail, Caesar! (2016) Rated PG-13

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works at keeping the stars in line. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Alden Ehrenreich. This Coen brothers’ film pokes fun at Hollywood. The story is interesting and fun, but it doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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CIA vs. Bin Laden: First In (2021) Rated NR

 It is now 20 years after 9/11 and 10 years after Bin Laden’s death. This documentary reveals the CIA’s 10-year hunt for Bin Laden.  I thought this film did a wonderful job at putting the hunt for and killing of Bin … Continue reading

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Gods of Egypt (2016) Rated PG-13

Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus against Set, the god of darkness who is after the throne of Egypt. Starring Brenton Thwaites, John Samaha, and Courtney Eaton. I can’t figure this film out. It’s based on the ancient Egypt deities; … Continue reading

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Sweet Pecan Summer (2021) Rated TV-G

 Sparks fly between a woman and her ex-boyfriend when they come together and work on selling her Aunt’s Pecan farm. Starring Christine Ko, Wes Brown, and Lauren Tom.  I actually thought this film from Hallmark was a cute, fun romance. … Continue reading

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Jack Frost (1998) Rated PG

A father that breaks promises to his son dies in an accident; one year later he returns as a snowman to make things right for his son. Starring Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, and Joseph Cross. This is one of those crazy and … Continue reading

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