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Zombieland (2009) Rated R

A group of misfits travels across America during a zombie apocalypse, each person with their own agenda. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, and Emma Stone. This film is a fun romp across America while fighting zombies. There isn’t much depth … Continue reading

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Ulee’s Gold (1997) Rated R

Ulee is a beekeeper just trying to keep his family together, but his son’s cohorts have other ideas. Starring Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, and Christine Dunford. This film isn’t what I expected; it’s slow-paced films as the story unfolds. It … Continue reading

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The Patriot (2000) Rated R

A farmer is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a British officer kills his son. Starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, and Joely Richardson. This is not a historical film about the Revolutionary War. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Losers (2010) Rated PG-13

A CIA special forces team is betrayed by their superiors, so they mount an offense to attack the CIA. Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Evans. This film has nothing going for it. It’s based off of a … Continue reading

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rated PG

An Indian family moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred restaurant. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. This is a beautifully told story. The cinematography is beautiful, and the acting superb. While … Continue reading

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Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) Rated NR

A secretary unknowingly takes a job working for a bookie who is masquerading as a real estate agent. Starring Lucille Ball, William Holden, and Janis Carter. This film is a classic farce. Lucille Ball shows off her comedic talents before she … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon (1987) Rated R

A veteran police officer is partnered  with a younger suicidal officer. Starring   Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey. Both compelling and complex, this film has it all: an intricate story line, powerful action, and excellent acting.  The chemistry between Gibson … Continue reading

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Black Dog (1998) Rated PG-13

An ex-con takes on one last job where he drives a truck full of illegal weapons across the country. Starring Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Randy Travis A mediocre film at best, this film still manages to deliver enough action and Patrick Swayze … Continue reading

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Sun Valley Serenade (1941) Rated NR

A band leader sponsors a Norwegian refugee just as he’s taken a job at a ski resort. Starring Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, Joan Davis This film stars Sonja Henie, who was an Olympic champion in figure … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Films 2011

 Home for the Holidays (1995) Rated PG-13 Every year, Claudia dreads her trip home for Thanksgiving. Between her parents, her sardonic brother and her overdramatic sister, things are bad enough. But this year, Claudia has more reason for angst. She’s … Continue reading

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