Tag Archives: life

The Great Gatsby (2013) Rated PG-13

A writer and wall street trader is drawn to his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan. Baz Luhrmann does not disappoint with … 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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Mom (CBS) Rated TV-14

A single mom with two kids tries to stay sober when her wayward mother comes back into her life. Starring Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Mimi Kennedy. This show is hilarious. Of course, there are some raunchy jokes and story lines, which … Continue reading

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Wonder Wheel (2017) Rated PG-13

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a couple has a visitor who turns their lives upside down. Starring Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Robert C. Kirk, Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi. This film begins in the middle of the story and unfolds to show how … Continue reading

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To the Wonder (2012) Rated R

After a couple falls in love, they come home to real life, where they connect with a pastor and a flame from the past. Starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams. This is a Terrence Malick film. He uses cinematography to  convey  … Continue reading

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Amour (2012) Rated PG-13

Two retired musicians’ love is tested when one of them has a stroke. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert. Amour is the story of a couple whose love sustains them as age and illness wear away at their bodies. This … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (BBC) Rated UR

 The evolution of birds is brought to attention by David Attenborough. Starring David Attenborough, Jesse R. Barber, Peter R. Houlihan This series from David Attenborough talks about the evolution of birds. It is beautiful filmed, and Attenborough  showcases the birds at … Continue reading

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Geostorm (2017) Rated PG-13

When a network of satellites made to control the climate over Earth starts attacking, it’s up to the creator to find the problem. Starring Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish. This has to be the worst film I have seen this … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Rated PG

 The film follows the life of A.A. Milne as he creates the stories behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Starring Vicki Pepperdine, Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson. I thought this was a wonderful, behind-the-scenes portrayal of Milne’s life as he created the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh. There … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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