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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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Noah (2014) Rated PG-13

Noah is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before the flood. Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Ray Winstone. This, again, is another film that has to be on my “worst films ever list.” The film does not tell … Continue reading

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Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Rated R

The drug war across the Mexican border has escalated to terrorists crossing the border. To fight them, FBI agent Matt Graver reteams with mercurial Alejandro. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Isabela Moner. This film has the same taste that the … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Tully (2018) Rated R

A mother of three hires a night nurse to help care for her newborn. Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, and Ron Livingston. Tully brings a story of postpartum to the forefront. Marlo is the mother of three children, a daughter, a … Continue reading

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Super Troopers 2 (2018) Rated R

The Super Troopers are called upon to handle a border dispute between the U.S. and Canada. Starring Seann William Scott, Clifton Collins Jr., and Steve Lemme. I have to say that I hardly laughed throughout this film. Of course, the film … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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Penny Serenade (1941) Rated NR

The ups and downs of life are shown in the marriage of two young people as they begin their life together. Starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, and Beulah Bondi. I loved this movie; I thought it was a great excerpt from … Continue reading

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7 Days in Entebbe (2018) Rated PG-13

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and the daring rescue mission that followed. Starring Batsheva Dance Company, Zina Zinchenko, Ben Schnetzer, Daniel Brühl, and Rosamund Pike. This … Continue reading

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