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Never a Dull Moment (1968) Rated G

 An actor is mistaken for a gangster. Starring Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson, Dorothy Provine. This is one of Disney’s fun caper films. Van Dyke plays an actor who is mistaken for a hit man. He is hired by Leo Joseph Smooth, a … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: A Case of Murder (2017) Rated NR

 Jennifer purchased an old reel to reel recorder and discovers on an old recording a possible murder.  Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic As I’ve said before this series keeps getting better, even with the stories seeming farfetched. This is one of … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: Murder by Text (2017) Rated NR

 A bass player is found dead days before she’ll go on tour with a country star. Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic. The Garage Sale Mystery series continues to get better with each movie: better scripts, better chemistry, better production. This movie … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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W.E. (2011) Rated R

 The affair between  King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson is entwined with a  contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard. Starring Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy, Oscar Isaac. A film by Madonna. I have mixed feelings about this … 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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The Younger Generation (1929) Rated TV-G

A story of disconnection between a Jewish social-climbing son and his Old World parents. Adapted from a play by Fannie Hurst called It Is to Laugh. Starring Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Ricardo Cortez. This is one of Frank Capra’s first … Continue reading

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Robot and Frank (2012) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, an ex-jewelry thief receives a robot from his son. Soon, the team tag up and begin some heists of their own. Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Sisto, Ana Gasteyer. … Continue reading

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The Love Bug (1968) Rated G

A race car driver finds a Volkswagen bug that seems to have a mind of its own. Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett. This Disney classic is such fun to watch. Jones is wonderful as Jim, the … Continue reading

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Beverly Lewis’ The Confession (2013) Rated NR

When Katie Lapp gets shunned by her Amish community, she goes in search of her biological mother, who is dying of cancer. When she finds her mother, she must set the record straight, including a little mistaken identity. Based on … Continue reading

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