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Hail, Caesar! (2016) Rated PG-13

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works at keeping the stars in line. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Alden Ehrenreich. This Coen brothers’ film pokes fun at Hollywood. The story is interesting and fun, but it doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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Z for Zachariah (2015) Rated PG-13

Three survivors of a global disaster find themselves in a love triangle as the last known humans. Based on the book by Robert C. O’Brien. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine. The film is mostly a story about … Continue reading

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Vice Versa (1988) Rated PG

A divorced executive and his son touch a Tibetan skull, which causes their minds to switch bodies. Starring Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, and Corinne Bohrer. I was pleasantly surprised with the performances of Reinhold and Savage as father and son, respectively. … Continue reading

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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) Rated PG

A young reporter navigates the political turmoil in Indonesia with the help of a photographer. Starring Linda Hunt, Mel Gibson, and Bembol Roco. This film takes place in 1965 during the fall of  President Sukarno. It’s a brilliant film; the … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys (1995) Rated R

  In the future, a convict is sent back in time to find information about a manmade virus that wiped out most of the human population. Starring Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, and Jon Seda. This film is the reason I … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods (2015) Rated R

After twenty years living in England, Bill Bryson comes home and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail with his best friend, Stephen Katz. Based on the book by Bill Bryson. Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Emma Thompson. A Walk … Continue reading

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Words and Pictures (2013) Rated PG-13

An art teacher and an English teacher come together and form a rivalry at their school to find if words or pictures are more important. Starring Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, and Bruce Davison. The premise of the this film is … Continue reading

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Trumbo (2015) Rated R

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was one of the top screenwriters until he and other artists were blacklisted for their political beliefs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Michael Stuhlbarg, and David Maldonado. This film tells the story of Trumbo, a screenwriter in Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Remains of the Day (1993) Rated PG

A butler who sacrifices everything for his employer realizes too late that his loyalty was misguided. Starring  John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve, and Anthony Hopkins. This film starts in the 1950s when the house that Mr. Stevens, the butler, has worked … Continue reading

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