Tag Archives: life

The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (NatGeo) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman travels the world to talk to people from different cultures about the fundamentals of life. Each episode takes on a topic, including: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom. Starring Morgan Freeman. This series disappointed me. … Continue reading

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The Train Robbers (1973) Rated PG

 A gun man is hired by a widow to locate her husband’s gold that he stole in order to return it to the rightful owner and start anew. Starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor This film is a classic. It’s  a classic in … Continue reading

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The Measure of a Man (2011) Rated NR

 A father is dying and his daughter remembers his life and questions what makes a man. Starring Jarin Stevens, Jennica Schwartzman, Jules Hartley The premise of the film is great and that is as good as this film gets. I really wish it … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1986) Rated NR

 In the 1840s, two boys get into mischief with body snatchers and girls. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Scott Higgins, Jane Harders, Michael Pate. A brilliant, animated rendition of a classic story, this film is perfect for children. It’s … Continue reading

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Objectified (FNC) Rated NR

 Harvey Levin interviews celebrities and news makers about the objects in their life that make them who they are. Starring Harvey Levin. This show is really quite interesting in its own right. As a fellow collector of things, I can relate … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) Rated PG

 A couple wishes for a child, so they bury a box in the back yard and grow a one. Starring Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dianne Wiest, David Morse. The best thing about this film is the positive story of adoption. The … Continue reading

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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated NR

Daniel McCallum returns to his small Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother with her business. Starring Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson, Noela Foxcroft. I loved this show. I was surprised by how brilliant it was. The humor is dry and direct, and … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) Rated PG

 Young Huck Finn yearns for adventure, he leaves his home with a runaway slave Jim to head down the Mississippi to free states. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards, Ron Perlman, Anne Heche This … Continue reading

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