Tag Archives: Play

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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Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Rated R

An actor, whose career has waned, opens a play on Broadway while his one iconic character continues to haunt him. Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Kenny Chin, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts It’s a rarity when everything comes together for a … Continue reading

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Death Game (1977) Rated R

A business man, whose family is away for the weekend, picks up two girls. They seduce him and then the game of death begins. The movie claims to be based on a true story. Starring Sondra Locke, Colleen Camp, Seymour … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 14, 2015

 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (PG) After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2015

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Rated G Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.    It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years (2014) Rated PG-13

A struggling actress and her novelist husband analyze the deconstruction of their marriage. Based on Jason Robert Brown’s musical by the same name. Starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz Let me begin by saying that this is a musical film, … Continue reading

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The Odd Couple (CBS) Rated NR

Remake of the popular Broadway show and TV show of the same name. Two bachelors move in together but have different ideas of housekeeping. Starring Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane, Yvette Nicole Brown, Wendell Pierce I do think that the … Continue reading

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Jonathan Crombie (1966-2015)

(1966-2015) As we all are reeling from the death of Gil, um er, Jonathan. I look back at the films I enjoyed most. I was also so very lucky to have seen him perform live in The Drowsy Chaperone, which … Continue reading

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Love and Basketball (2000) Rated PG-13

Two kids, living next door to each, one boy and one girl, both dream of growing up to  play for the NBA. Starring Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard, Chris Warren, Alfre Woodard, Dennis Haysbert, Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Regina Hall, Shar … Continue reading

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August: Osage County (2013) Rated R

A dysfunctional family comes together when the patriarch disappears. Based on the play by Terry Letts. Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch August: … Continue reading

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