Tag Archives: performances

Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Victoria (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The life of Queen Victoria from her ascension to the throne and  her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Starring Jenna Coleman, Daniela Holtz, Adrian Schiller, Catherine Flemming, Margaret Clunie, Tommy Knight, Anna Wilson-Jones, Eve Myles, Nell Hudson, Ferdinand Kingsley The … Continue reading

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I Saw the Light (2015) Rated R

The story of Hank Williams’ short life, including his rise to fame and the impact it had on his health. Based on the book, Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William MacEwen. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … Continue reading

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Lawless (2012) Rated R

Set in the 1930s, three bootlegging brothers are confronted by a new deputy and other authorities who threaten their profits. Based on the book, The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. Starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy … Continue reading

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The Yearling (1994) Rated PG

In 1870s Florida, a lonely boy befriends a fawn. Based on The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Starring Peter Strauss, Jean Smart, Wil Horneff, Philip Seymour Hoffman. There’s only one thing I don’t like about these kinds of movies: they … Continue reading

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Criminal Activities (2015) Rated NR

Four men make an investment that gets them involved with the mob. Starring Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, Christopher Abbott, John Travolta, Jackie Earle Haley, Edi Gathegi. When all that makes a film good is the twist at the end, it’s … Continue reading

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War Room (2015) Rated PG

A wife struggling to keep her family together, takes advice from an older, wiser, woman, and begins praying for her family. Starring Karen Abercrombie, Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Michael Jr., Alex Kendrick. The Kendrick Brothers have done it again. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Legacy (2015) Rated NR

A privileged young man must change his ways to receive his inheritance. Starring  Raquel Welch, Doug Jones, Brian Dennehy, Logan Bartholomew, Myko Olivier, Katie McClellan. This was the worst of the three films in this Hallmark series. A bad case of … Continue reading

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