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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) Rated PG

A young reporter navigates the political turmoil in Indonesia with the help of a photographer. Starring Linda Hunt, Mel Gibson, and Bembol Roco. This film takes place in 1965 during the fall of  President Sukarno. It’s a brilliant film; the … Continue reading

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Truth (2015) Rated R

The film tells the story of the 2004 60 Minutes report that investigated President George W. Bush’s military service and the criticism against the anchor Dan Rather, producer Mary Mapes, and their careers. Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, and Topher Grace. … Continue reading

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Outsiders (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A series that portrays the power struggles in the hills of Appalachia. Starring David Morse, Ryan Hurst, and Kyle Gallner. This series has a refreshing new storyline. Although, the story is not the best written. There are too many plot … Continue reading

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Cobra (PBS) Rated TV-14

A widespread power outage causes chaos. The COBRA committee works hard at finding a way to turn the lights back on. Starring Victoria Hamilton, Richard Dormer, and David Haig. I have to say this show was poorly written. It did … Continue reading

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The Vote (2020) Rated PG

The vote chronicles the campaign for women’s right to vote. Starring Kate Burton, Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, Patricia Clarkson, and Mae Whitman. This year marks the one-hundredth year since the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women’s right to vote. … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, June 9, 2020

 The Hunt (R) Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don’t know they’ve been chosen – for a very specific purpose – The Hunt. Starring Betty Gilpin, Hilary … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, May 14, 2019

 Cold Pursuit (R) A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’. Starring Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson  Happy Death Day 2U (PG-13) … Continue reading

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The Fifth Estate (2013) Rated R

The story of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, as Wikileaks exposes deceptions and corruptions of power. Starring Peter Capaldi, David Thewlis, and Anatole Taubman. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the founder, Julian Assange. I have to say it was an interesting portrayal. Cumberbatch portrays him … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, June 12, 2018

 I Can Only Imagine (PG) The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. Starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis … Continue reading

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The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (NatGeo) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman travels the world to talk to people from different cultures about the fundamentals of life. Each episode takes on a topic, including: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom. Starring Morgan Freeman. This series disappointed me. … Continue reading

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