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Billions (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

 The U.S. Attorney goes after a hedge fund king, in a battle between two powerful people. Starring Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff This show brings out the real life struggle most prestigious and demanding professions. The show dramatizes the … Continue reading

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Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (Esquire) Rated NR

Beowulf returns to his homeland to pay respect to the King, but the past is still there to haunt him. Starring Kieran Bew, Joanne Whalley, and Ed Speleers. This is a show that I might have enjoyed more if I were … Continue reading

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Crown for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Allie gets fired from her job at a ritzy hotel and decides to take a temporary job as governess to a girl who lives in a European castle. Starring Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones, and Ellie Botterill. This is one of those … Continue reading

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David and Goliath (1960) Rated NR

King Saul learns that war with the Philistines is inevitable, and David, the shepherd boy, will be King. Starring Orson Welles, Ivica Pajer, and Eleonora Rossi Drago. This movie is poorly produced. However, Welles, who plays King Saul, is enjoyable … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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David and Bathsheba (1951) Rated NR

King David enters into an affair with Bathsheba after watching her bathe from the rooftop. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Jayne Meadows. This film tells the story of King David from 2 Samuel. We start with David already … Continue reading

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Cinderella (2015) PG

Live action retelling of the animated classic by director Kenneth Branagh. Starring Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter. A lavish spectacle, both moving and romantic and- dare I say- trite.  I almost loved this beautiful retelling of … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 28, 2015

 Home (PG) Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez.  The … Continue reading

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