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Lion (2016) Rated PG-13

A five-year old Indian boy gets lost in Calcutta, miles from home. Twenty-five years later, he sets out to find his family. Starring Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara. I am a little surprised … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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The Path of the Wind (2009) Rated UR

An ex-convict tries to leave behind his past and make a fresh start. Starring Joe Rowley, Liz DuChez, Jennifer Rose. This film could have been much better, but it lacked continuity.  There were a lot of assumptions on the part … Continue reading

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The Bounty (1984) Rated PG

The story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to mutiny on his ship. Based on the book, Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian by Richard Hough. Starring Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Daniel Day-Lewis, Liam Neeson. I thought this film … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … 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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Joy (2015) Rated PG-13

Joy becomes the founder and matriarch of a family business dynasty. Based on the true story of Joy Mangano, the inventor of the Miracle Mop. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini, Susan Lucci, … Continue reading

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Love By Chance (2016) Rated TV-G

A mother secretly plays matchmaker for her daughter. Starring Beau Garrett, Brenda Strong, Benjamin Ayres. Well, here we have another overdone story from Hallmark with all the typical fluff and little substance. I’ve seen Garrett before in Girlfriends’ Guide to … Continue reading

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The Last Witch Hunter (2015) Rated PG-13

The last witch hunter is there to protect humans from the magic of the witches. Starring Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Michael Caine. Predictable but charming, this film has some merits but not quite enough to recommend it.  Leslie’s … Continue reading

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