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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Marcia Clark Investigates the First 48 (A&E) Rated TV-14

Marcia Clark investigates the first 48 hours of high-profile cases. Starring Marcia Clark. Marcia Clark brings her talents and abilities to high-profile investigations. Though she doesn’t offer any new evidence or details, she recounts the investigations and highlights the case’s lack of … Continue reading

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The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC) Rated NR

A comedy inspired by the life of Michael J. Fox. Starring Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, and Wendell Pierce. I was really rooting for this show. I’ve always enjoyed watching Fox, but this show just doesn’t seem to fit him. Surprisingly, … Continue reading

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932) Rated NR

A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, and Toshia Mori. The Bitter Tea of General Yen is one of the first films to deal with interracial romance. As this was made before films were … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

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Civilizations (PBS) Rated NR

The story of art from the first of human history through present day. Starring Liev Schreiber, Simon Schama, and Mary Beard. As with most shows that revolve around the beginning of time or civilizations, this show misrepresents the timeline of life. … Continue reading

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Super Fun Night (ABC) Rated NR

A group of female friends decides to have a “Super Fun Night” every Friday night. Starring  Rebel Wilson, Kevin Bishop, and Liza Lapira. Yes, the show is exactly what you expect it to be: three friends go out and party … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther (2013) Rated NR

Esther becomes the new queen to  King Xerxes of Persia. Starring  Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, and John Clement. I wish I could recommend this film but I can not. The film uses the Biblical story of Esther as a base, … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Rated R

A motorcycle stunt rider starts robbing banks to provide for his family, putting him in a rookie cop’s line of fire. Starring Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, and Eva Mendes. The film starts out strong as we move through 15 years … Continue reading

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Jigsaw (2017) Rated R

Bodies are turning up resembling the torture of  John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for over 10 years. Starring Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie. This is a film that you’ll either love or hate. … Continue reading

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