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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) Rated PG

Alice returns to the magical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter. Based on the book, Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Starring Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha … Continue reading

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The Last Panthers (Sundance) Rated NR

As an independent claims specialist, Naomi’s  job is to recover stolen diamonds. Also on the case is police officer Khalil. The trail takes them across Europe and into an underground group. Starring Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, John Hurt, Goran Bogdan, … Continue reading

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Blockbuster vs. Indie Films

  Blockbuster vs. Independent Films Every year during the Hollywood awards season, there is constant debate about Blockbuster films vs. Indie films: Which is better? Who should be awarded the top prize for their project? Can the average viewer discern … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) Rated PG-13

In 1870 Victorian England,  an independent and headstrong woman is pursued by three men: a sheep farmer, a Sergeant, and older bachelor. Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilly Vosburgh, Tom Sturridge This is … Continue reading

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Brave (2012) Rated PG

A determined young Princess will do anything to make her own path in life. Starring Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson Brave is a great story for independent girls. No love story … Continue reading

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Moonstruck (1987)

Rated PG An Italian American independent woman falls for her future brother-in-law much to the chagrin of her betrothed and her family. Starring Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis This has to be one of the best films of all time. … Continue reading

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On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Rated NR This film is an amazing work of art. This film was based on the book Mad with Much Heart by Gerald Butler. The cinematography was beautiful. I loved the flow of the story. The telling of a harden cop … Continue reading

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Made Up (2004)

Rated PG-13 Made Up brings to life the challenges women have with beauty and aging. Is it looks or personality that attracts us to each other? Would we as women feel sexier looking younger? Should we grow old gracefully? This film is … Continue reading

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Dinner For Five (2001)

Rated NR Some of my favorite tv shows are ones were people in the film business talk about their work. This show has an interesting take on this. It’s a dinner party hosted by Jon Favreau. Each show provides a diverse group … Continue reading

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