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Genius Aretha (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

Aretha Franklin’s relationship between her father, her marriage, and her music career are depicted. Starring Cynthia Erivo, Malcolm Barrett, and Patrice Covington. This series is touted as the best of the Genius anthology, but I hate to say it – … Continue reading

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Land (2021) Rated PG-13

A bereaved woman decides to live off the grid. Starring Robin Wright, Demián Bichir, and Sarah Dawn Pledge. This film was a pleasant surprise. I wasn’t expecting the story to head in the direction it did. Robin Wright was also … Continue reading

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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) Rated R

A woman takes advantage of her celebrity status when her husband goes missing. Starring  Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, and Regina Hall. I actually enjoyed this farce of a tale. Allison Janney plays the woman whose husband disappeared and she rather … Continue reading

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Connecting… (NBC) Rated TV-14

An ensemble cast gives a comedic performance of a group of friends trying to remain connected during a pandemic. Starring Otmara Marrero, Parvesh Cheena, and Cassie Beck. As the networks try to bank on the pandemic, and with shows rushed … Continue reading

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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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