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Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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Unlocked (2017) Rated R

 A CIA interrogator unknowingly gets involved with a plot of a biological attack. Starring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Michael Douglas. I really enjoyed this film. Although the twists and turns it took were not surprising, they added intrigue to the story. The script … Continue reading

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A Way Back Home (2013) Rated UR

A Hallmark movie based on Norman Rockwell’s painting of Charlie Shuffleton’s barbershop. A famous country singer returns home broken and hurting, in hopes of receiving guidance from a childhood mentor, only to find he has passed away. As memories assault him, … Continue reading

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Abraham (1993) Rated NR

 The Old Testament story of Abraham and his family as  they are tested by God. Starring Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey. This portrayal of the life of Abraham did an excellent job of incorporating both the historical and biblical aspects … Continue reading

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Black Butterfly (2017) Rated R

A reclusive writer struggling to write a screenplay invites a drifter to stay with him. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Piper Perabo, Antonio Banderas. What a ride this film is! Just when you think you have it figured out, it completely … Continue reading

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Split (2016) Rated PG-13

When three girls get kidnap by a man who has 23 distinct personalities, they must escape before the 24th one gets unleashed.  Starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Although, this film is a typical M. Night Shyamalan film, I … Continue reading

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Miss Sloane (2016) Rated R

Elizabeth Sloane is a lobbyist who is willing to break the rules to get the results that she wants. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Chastain, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark Strong, John Lithgow, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading

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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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