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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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Trial & Error (NBC) Rated TV-NR

A series that spoofs crime shows. A lawyer from the Northeast has his first case in a murder trial where a poetry professor is accused of killing his wife. Starring Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez, Sherri Shepherd, John Lithgow. … Continue reading

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The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971-1972) Rated NR

Jimmy Stewart plays a college professor in a small town. When his son’s house burns down, three generations move into the same house. Starring  James Stewart, Julie Adams, Jonathan Daly, Ellen Geer, Dennis Larson, Kirby Furlong, John McGiver. I was … Continue reading

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The Wishing Tree (2012) Rated NR

A Christmas tree that is decorated with handwritten wishes helps a group of orphaned students find a sense of family. Starring Jason Gedrick, Erica Cerra, Richard Harmon. This was a great Hallmark Christmas film. It’s a story about redemption, love, … Continue reading

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Irrational Man (2015) Rated R

A disillusioned philosophy professor finds the will to live when he plans to kill a judge. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Joe Stapleton, Parker Posey. This film is quintessential, comical, complex Woody Allen. Phoenix plays the professor in search of … Continue reading

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Just in Time for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

A young professor must decide on moving across the country for a job or marrying her childhood friend. Starring Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David, Christopher Lloyd, William Shatner. I am a sucker for these time-warped Christmas movies, and this was one … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 4, 2015

 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (PG-13) Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, … Continue reading

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Theodore Bikel (1924-2015)

(1924-2015)  My Fair Lady (1964) Rated NR A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  Knight Rider (1982) Rated TV-PG A lone crime fighter … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 16, 2015

Ant-Man Rated PG-13 Opens on Friday, July 17 Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly Armed with a super-suit and the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and … Continue reading

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Julia Stiles

    Wide Awake (1998) Rated PG Depressed and confused after losing his grandfather to cancer, 10-year-old Joshua sets out to find God but quickly realizes the search won’t be easy. With the support of his family and a kind … Continue reading

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