Tag Archives: performances

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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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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