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The Lone Ranger (2013) Rated PG-13

Tonto recounts the tale of how John Reid became the legendary Lone Ranger. Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, and William Fichtner. The Lone Ranger this is not. I wish I could say this is a remake of The Lone Ranger, but … Continue reading

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Furious 6 (2013) Rated PG-13

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble the crew to take down mercenaries. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson. The Fast and the Furious is a franchise that is able to reinvent itself with each film. This installment takes on terrorism. … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Rated PG-13

A documentary explores the life and lessons of host Fred Rogers. Starring Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, and John Rogers. Having grown up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, this film brings back the wonder of my childhood. This documentary reminds us of what’s important in … Continue reading

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Queen of the World (2018) Rated TV-G

A look inside the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Hannah Belcher, and Korede Bolade. This documentary features private film archives from the royal family as the Queen passes on her wisdom to the younger monarchy. … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theater, October 18, 2018

 Galveston (NR) Opens on Friday, October 19 Starring: Ben Foster, Elle Fanning, Lili Reinhart After escaping a set up, a dying hitman returns to his hometown of Galveston where he plans his revenge.  Can You Ever Forgive Me? (R) Opens on … Continue reading

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The Smurfs 2 (2013) Rated TV-G

The Smurfs and their human friends join together to rescue Smurfette from Gargamel. Starring Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, and Brendan Gleeson. This film is mainly a story to explain how Smurfette came to be. I liked this idea, and it was … Continue reading

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The Reading Room (2005) Rated PG

Making good on a promise for his wife, a widower, opens a reading room for people to learn to read, but problems in the neighborhood threaten the room. Starring James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, and Douglas Spain. This is a great … Continue reading

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Rated R

The drug war across the Mexican border has escalated to terrorists crossing the border. To fight them, FBI agent Matt Graver reteams with mercurial Alejandro. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Isabela Moner. This film has the same taste that the … Continue reading

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The Numbers Station (2013) Rated R

A disgraced black ops agent is sent to a numbers station to protect a code operator. Starring John Cusack, Malin Akerman, and Liam Cunningham. I loved this movie more than the other critics have. It’s not really an action film; it’s … Continue reading

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Step Dogs (2013) Rated NR

A Hollywood pooch moves to the north to live with a country mutt. Starring Joris Jarsky, Ryan Belleville, and Dylan Schmid. This is the story of a blended family. The Hollywood pooch’s owner marries and moves north where there is a … Continue reading

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