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Christopher Robin (2018) Rated PG

A grown Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend, Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him relearn the joys of life. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, and Bronte Carmichael. I was hoping this would be a film that would deliver the true story of Christopher … Continue reading

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Madam Secretary (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A drama looks at the Secretary of State as she balances work and family. Starring Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, and Patina Miller. This show has a lot going for it. It’s great to see a woman in a top political role. … Continue reading

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In Search of… (History) Rated TV-14

A documentary series examines unexplained phenomena. Starring Zachary Quinto, Kyle Bond, and David Brin. This series’ only draw seems to be that Zachary Quinto reprises the role of host from Leonard Nimoy. There doesn’t seem to be any redeeming qualities to the … Continue reading

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Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Rated G

When Charlotte Sutter gets kidnapped by a group of Indians, her brother and a drunk prospector go in search for her. The film is a remake of The Searchers.  Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon. This is an engaging story as we follow … Continue reading

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Smashed (2012) Rated R

A married couple whose bond is a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship tested when one of them becomes sober. Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Octavia Spencer. This is the gritty, unromantic story of an alcoholic trying to stay sober … Continue reading

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Downward Dog (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A dog tries to understand human relationships. Starring Allison Tolman, Samm Hodges, Lucas Neff, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Ned the Dog. I’m not surprised this show was canceled. If you want to see a good show about a dog that tries to understand humans, Wilfred does it … Continue reading

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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated NR

Daniel McCallum returns to his small Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother with her business. Starring Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson, Noela Foxcroft. I loved this show. I was surprised by how brilliant it was. The humor is dry and direct, and … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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101 Dalmatians (1996) Rated G

Live-action film to the story of 101 Dalmatians written by Dodie Smith. Starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie. This live-action film is based on the book and the 1961 animated film by the same name. … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story (1984) Rated PG

A boy discovers a fantasy world through the pages of an old book. Based on the novel by Michael Ende. Starring Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Chris Eastman, Noah Hathaway. A wonderful fantasy about a boy named Bastian who struggles with his … Continue reading

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