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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music Live (2015) Rated NR

A nun is tasked with caring for seven children whose widowed father is a naval captain. Starring  Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Alexander Armstrong. This live performance of The Sound of Music combines both the stage show and the 1965 movie … Continue reading

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Prince Avalanche (2013) Rated R

Two highway workers take a job outside of the city where they find misadventures and growing tension. Starring Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, and Lance LeGault. This is one of those movies that can be rather enjoyable if you don’t expect too … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) Rated NR

While home on furlough for Christmas, a soldier meets a young woman and love blossoms. Starring Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, and Shirley Temple. This is a lovely film; it shows how a soldier with a past can overcome hi issues. It’s … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday (1976) Rated G

A mother and daughter both wish to walk in each other’s shoes and find that they’ve switched bodies for a day. Starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, and John Astin. I’ve never seen this movie before. I’ve just watched it for the … Continue reading

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Carol for Another Christmas (1964) Rated NR

A man grieves for his son who died twenty years ago at Christmas during World War II. Starring Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, and Ben Gazzara. This film was produced as a special for the United Nations, and it was sponsored … Continue reading

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Kidding (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

Jeff, a kids’ show host, struggles to keep his sanity and his family together. Starring  Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, and Catherine Keener. This show is amazing – it’s brilliance is found in Jeff’s dealing with the loss of his son, … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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The Heat (2013) Rated R

An FBI special agent is partnered with a Boston cop to take down a drug lord. Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, and Demián Bichir. There are times that Melissa McCarthy is funny, and I actually do enjoy her performances most of … Continue reading

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Christmas With Tucker (2013) Rated NR

After the death of his father, a boy befriends a dog. Based on the book by Greg Kincaid. Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe, and Barbara Gordon. This film has the basic Christmas storyline. We have a boy who is coming to terms … Continue reading

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