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The Happiest Millionaire (1967) Rated G

A young Irish immigrant lands a job at an eccentric billionaire’s home where the father keeps alligators for pets, and the daughter tries to find the man of her dreams who isn’t afraid of her father. Starring Fred MacMurray, Greer … Continue reading

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The Immigrant (2013) Rated R

In 1921, an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque in order to rescue her sister from Ellis Island. Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. This film is stunning and brilliantly written. Cotillard plays the immigrant … Continue reading

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The Dominican Dream (2019) Rated NR

In the 1990s, a young immigrant, Felipe Lopez, was featured in Sports Illustrated and became the poster child of the American dream. Starring Johnny Solo. If you are a fan of basketball, this documentary on Lopez will interest you. I … Continue reading

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All Mine to Give (1957) Rated NR

An immigrant family faces tragedy in 1850s. Based on an article The Day They Gave Babies Away by Dale Eunson and Katherine Eunson. Starring Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson. This is one of the saddest films I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015) Rated PG-13

An Irish immigrant settles in Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s. When she falls in love with a New Yorker, she must decide which life to lead. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Hugh Gormley, Brid Brennan, Julie Walters, Emily Bett Rickards, Jim … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2012

Here are my top five films of this year. I would like to clarify that these are films I watched for the first time this year, they aren’t necessary released this year.  The Horse Soldiers (1959) Rated NR Academy Award-winning screen … Continue reading

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Clint Eastwood Director

 Changeling (2008) Rated R Christine Collins  is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the … Continue reading

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