Tag Archives: performance

Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Becky (2020) Rated R

A teenager goes for a weekend getaway with her father that turns to disaster when a group of convicts interrupts the family weekend. Starring Lulu Wilson, Kevin James, and Joel McHale. This film is compelling. It doesn’t have much of … Continue reading

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‘Til There Was You (1997) Rated PG-13

Two strangers cross paths until they meet when fate steps in. Starring John Plumpis, Janel Moloney, Yvonne Zima, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Aniston, and Sarah Jessica Parker. This is a very slow-moving romance. The two lead characters are leading … Continue reading

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Selma (2014) Rated PG-13

Selma chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal rights by marching between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and Jim France. There is a lot going for this film. It’s a great … Continue reading

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A&E Biography: Kenny Rogers (2020) Rated TV-PG

A biography of Kenny Rogers, where friends and family are interviewed mixed with his farewell performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Starring Charles Esten, Idina Menzel, and Dolly Parton. This is a wonderful look back at the life and career of Kenny … Continue reading

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Wild Horses (2015) Rated R

A detective opens a missing boy case and believes the local rancher is involved. Starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, and Darien Willardson. This isn’t the best film. The story is intriguing, but there are continuity issues as well as plot … Continue reading

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Flying Home (2014) Rated NR

A businessman must choose between a deal that would make his career or the woman he loves. Starring Jamie Dornan, Anthony Head, and Ali Suliman. I rather enjoyed this film. It’s not the best romance, but I really enjoyed Dornan’s … Continue reading

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42nd Street: The Musical (2019) Rated NR

A small-town talent gets her first break on Broadway. Starring Philip Bertioli, Billie-Kay, and Emma Caffrey. This musical is adapted from the original Broadway production. The lead actors are brilliant; Clare Halse, as Peggy Sawyer, the small town talent, is … Continue reading

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Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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