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American Masters: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) Rated PG

The life of Edgar Allan Poe is examined in this series. Starring Chuck Caruso, Paul Collins, Roger Corman. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe is highlighted in this film, along with his literary contributions to modern fiction. He was considered the … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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The Mayor (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A struggling hip-hop artist runs for Mayor to get his name out there and recognized. Starring Brandon Micheal Hall, Lea Michele, Marcel Spears, Bernard David Jones, Yvette Nicole Brown This is one of those out there comedy shows this fall. It has its moments. I … 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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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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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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She’s All That (1999) Rated PG-13

 A high school jock takes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the prom queen. Starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dulé Hill. This is Can’t Buy Me Love for the 90’s. … Continue reading

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A Family Man (2016) Rated R

 A headhunter struggles to gain control of his job placement and meet his family obligations. Starring Alison Brie, Willem Dafoe, Gerard Butler, Gretchen Mol, Alfred Molina. There is nothing original about this story. Basically, a man makes work his life, and as he climbs the … Continue reading

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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