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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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The Santa Suit (2010) Rated NR

Hunter Toys’ CEO has turned his father’s toy company into a profitable business. However, when he denies his staff their Christmas festivities, he finds himself turned into Kris Krandall, a man who is forced to work as Santa in a small … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … Continue reading

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The March Sisters at Christmas (2012) Rated TV-14

The March sisters are trying to stop their family home being sold, but their romantic entanglements are getting in the way. Starring Julie Berman, Kaitlin Doubleday, Melissa Farman. I have never been a fan of Little Women.  I confess, I … Continue reading

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Love Finds You in Charm (2015) Rated NR

A young Amish woman who is unsatisfied with her life at home and curious about the world outside visits her cousin for the summer and struggles with choosing which world to live in. Based on the book Love Finds You … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 30, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Rated PG-13 Opens on Friday, July 31 Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 20, 2015

 What We Do in the Shadows (R) Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, … Continue reading

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Roger Rees (1944-2015)

(1944-2015)  Grey’s Anatomy (2005) Rated TV-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.    The Prestige (2006) Rated PG-13 Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create … Continue reading

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Jerry Weintraub (1937-2015)

(1937-2015)    Ocean’s Eleven (2001) Rated PG-13 Hollywood’s A list stars come together to pull off the most daring heist Las Vegas has ever known…11 men, 3 casinos, 150 million dollars, 1 chance to pull it off.  The Karate Kid … Continue reading

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New This Week In Theaters, July 3rd, 2015

Terminator: Genisys Rated PG-13 Opens on Wednesday, July 1 Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it … Continue reading

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