Tag Archives: performances

Admissions (2004) Rated PG

The Brighton family has its share of secrets which are about to be uncovered. Emily Brighton is intellectually disabled due to a fall when she was young, and her mother blames herself. Evie is Emily’s sister, who loves to read … Continue reading

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Unlocked (2017) Rated R

 A CIA interrogator unknowingly gets involved with a plot of a biological attack. Starring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Michael Douglas. I really enjoyed this film. Although the twists and turns it took were not surprising, they added intrigue to the story. The script … Continue reading

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This is 40 (2012) Rated R

Pete and Debbie are about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, their businesses are failing, they may lose their house, and their marriage is on the verge of falling apart. Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Jason Segel, Megan Fox. This is … Continue reading

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A Way Back Home (2013) Rated UR

A Hallmark movie based on Norman Rockwell’s painting of Charlie Shuffleton’s barbershop. A famous country singer returns home broken and hurting, in hopes of receiving guidance from a childhood mentor, only to find he has passed away. As memories assault him, … Continue reading

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Mistresses (ABC) Rated TV-14

 Follows the lives of four friends as they each go on a path of self discovery. Starring Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Brett Tucker. I wish I could have liked this show better than I did. I’m a huge fan of Alyssa Milano, … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Rated PG

 A young woman who idealizes her luckless father comes of age in a New York tenement during the early 1900s. Based on the novel by Betty Smith. Starring  Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn. This film beautifully captures the essence of the … Continue reading

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Black Butterfly (2017) Rated R

A reclusive writer struggling to write a screenplay invites a drifter to stay with him. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Piper Perabo, Antonio Banderas. What a ride this film is! Just when you think you have it figured out, it completely … Continue reading

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World of Dance (NBC) Rated NR

Dancers perform in front of a panel of judges to compete for a million dollars and the title of best in the world. Starring  Jenna Dewan Tatum, Derek Hough, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo This reality show brings the best of the best … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Rated PG-13

A jazz pianist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons. I love, love, loved this film. I wish they made more films like this. The opening … Continue reading

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