Tag Archives: performances

The Immigrant (2013) Rated R

In 1921, an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque in order to rescue her sister from Ellis Island. Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. This film is stunning and brilliantly written. Cotillard plays the immigrant … Continue reading

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Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

A musical animation of the movie Elf, a human who was raised in the North Pole by Elves. Starring Jim Parsons, Mark Hamill, and Rachael MacFarlane. This is an ok animated remake of the Elf (2003) movie. The Christmas songs … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2018) Rated TV-14

Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, we follow Jean Valjean as he evades capture by Inspector Javert. Starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Adeel Akhtar. Masterpiece always does a fine job at bringing novels to life. Although, they do allow … Continue reading

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In Secret (2013) Rated R

A woman in Paris in the 1860s embarks on an affair that has its consequences. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, and Tom Felton. This film should have been better than it was. The storyline is intriguing, and the first part … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rated PG

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to a magical world led by a kingly lion. Based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, and William Moseley. I know, I’ve said this before, but I am not … Continue reading

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Howie Mandel Presents: Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club (2019) Rated TV-MA

After 20 years, Howie Mandel takes the stage for a comedy special at his own comedy club. Starring Howie Mandel. I love Howie Mandel. His comedy is so truthful and doesn’t have the dirtiness of other comedic performances. Mandel pokes … Continue reading

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The Wife (2017) Rated R

A wife questions the life she has led when her husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer. Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons. The film is a character study of a woman … Continue reading

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Blue Caprice (2013) Rated R

A boy is drawn to America and a dangerous father figure, inspired by the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Starring Tequan Richmond, April Yvette Thompson, and Isaiah Washington. This film tells the story of Lee Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, how they met, how … Continue reading

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A Simple Favor (2018) Rated R

Stephanie, a single mother with a vlog, befriends Emily, a classy, snobbish mother whose child is in the same class as Stephanie’s. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie tries to uncover what happened to her. Based on the book by Darcey … Continue reading

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Nebraska (2013) Rated R

A father and son take a road trip from Montana to Nebraska to claim a Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. Starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, and June Squibb. Nebraska brings great characters to the picture. It also brings forth the realistic heartbreak … Continue reading

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