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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) Rated R

When a woman and her child move into the neighborhood, strange things start to happen. Starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively. The Paranormal Activity franchise is one that uses cheap thrills to make you think there is more to … Continue reading

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Healed By Grace (2012) Rated NR

Riley Adams is on the verge of becoming a dancer when she has an accident which causes brain damage.  She heads to equine therapy to find the way back to her feet. Starring Tommy Beardmore, Larry Bower, Mark S. Esch, … Continue reading

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Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Rogue One (2016) Rated PG-13

The Rebel Alliance works on a strategy to steal the plans for the Death Star. Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen. This film takes places after the Rebel wars but before A New Hope. Although … Continue reading

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Last Ride (2009) Rated NR

A boy travels across Australia with his dad, who is wanted for a violent crime. Based on the novel by Denise Young. Starring Hugo Weaving, Tom Russell, Anita Hegh. Brilliant acting, gorgeous cinematography, and a compelling story line make this … Continue reading

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The Institute (2017) Rated R

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl grieving her parents’ deaths voluntary checks herself into a mental institute. Starring Vincent Alvas, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Argenziano, Josh Duhamel, James Franco, Eric Roberts, Tim Blake Nelson. This is the worst film I have … Continue reading

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Heartland Son (2004) Rated NR

A former high school football star returns home after his father dies and must come to terms with both the ghosts from his past and his present problems. Starring Richard Archer, Jaime Luchuck, Stephen G. Black. Painfully slow and ultimately unfulfilling, this … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday (1953) Rated NR

A princess escapes from her sheltered life and falls in love with a reporter in Rome. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert. What could be more delightful than watching Peck and Hepburn together on-screen?  This whimsical, romantic film is … Continue reading

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