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Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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The Bronze (2015) Rated R

A washed-up former Olympic Bronze medalist reluctantly trains an up and coming gymnast. Starring Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Cecily Strong, Haley Lu Richardson, and Craig Kilborn. This film is interesting. It’s one of the better written … Continue reading

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Against All Odds: The Fight For a Black Middle Class with Bob Herbert (2017) Rated NR

  A documentary discusses the difficulty of African Americans in establishing and maintaining middle class status. Starring Bob Herbert. This film is brilliant as it dissects the issues that keep the African Americans from progressing to middle class. They look … Continue reading

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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) Rated R

A woman takes advantage of her celebrity status when her husband goes missing. Starring  Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, and Regina Hall. I actually enjoyed this farce of a tale. Allison Janney plays the woman whose husband disappeared and she rather … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips (2013) Rated PG-13

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Based upon the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Captain Phillips. Starring Tom … Continue reading

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