Tag Archives: Oscar

Almost Heroes (1998) Rated PG-13

Two guys on a road trip are trying to beat Lewis and Clark. Starring Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, and Bokeem Woodbine. Well, this was an interesting watch. We have two guys going across the country trying to beat Lewis and Clark. … Continue reading

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Game Night (2018) Rated R

A group of friends that meet for a weekly game night finds themselves involved in a real mystery. Starring  Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler. This film may not be one of the greats, but it was enjoyable to … Continue reading

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All the Money in the World (2017) Rated R

The story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in Rome, 1973. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, and Mark Wahlberg. With all the hoopla surrounding this film and the changing of actors as well as the Oscar nominations, you’d think this … Continue reading

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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) Rated NR

A movie star cowboy gets into trouble in Las Vegas. The only person who can help him is his female lawyer. . . by marrying him. Starring Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Joan Davis I enjoyed this film.  Silly, random, and … Continue reading

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Life of a King (2013) Rated PG-13

An Ex-Con creates a chess club for inner city kids. Based on a true story. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, George Dick Wow, what a very worthy film. I enjoyed this film very much. I was quite surprised, I … Continue reading

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Robin Williams (1951-2014)

(1951-2014)  Aladdin (1992) Rated G When resourceful “street rat” Aladdin falls in love with the sultan’s beautiful, independent daughter, there’s nothing he won’t do to win her heart — including enlisting the help of a scene-stealing genie.  Dead Poets Society … Continue reading

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Odd Thomas (2013) Rated PG-13

A young man with telepathic abilities tries to stop a tragedy from happening. Based on the book by Dean R Koontz. Starring Anton Yelchin, Ashley Sommers, Leonor Varela, Willem Dafoe I have always thought Dean Koontz’s books would work well as a … Continue reading

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The Christmas Bunny (2010) Rated PG

A young foster girl, encounters an injured rabbit. She takes in the rabbit and forms a bond with the neighbor and her foster family. Starring Sophie Bolen, Madeline Vail, Colby French, Florence Henderson I was bowled over with this film. I … Continue reading

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Star in the Night (1945) Rated NR

A modern telling of the Christmas story with a sprinkle of A Christmas Carol. Starring J. Carrol Naish, Donald Woods, Rosina Galli This short story won Best Short Subject in 1946 at the Academy Awards. There is no doubt that … Continue reading

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