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Love & Mercy (2014) Rated PG-13

 In the 60s, The Beach Boys’ leader, Brian Wilson, struggles with his mental illness while writing the song, “Love & Mercy.” Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, and Elizabeth Banks. This film bounces back and forth between two periods in Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (2003) Rated PG

Jane Austen’s classic novel is modernized and set in Utah. Elizabeth Bennet is a college student working hard at writing her first novel, until she meets Will Darcy. Based on the book by Jane Austen. Starring Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, … Continue reading

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London Spy (2015) Rated NR

A romance between two people from different worlds leads to a mystery when one of them is killed. Starring Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, and Jim Broadbent. This miniseries was a mess. The script is poorly written, and it was hard to follow. … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day (2016) Rated TV-Y

Peter goes on a magical snowy walk to Nana’s house to bring home Christmas eve dinner. Based on the book by Ezra Jack Keats. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Donielle T. Hansley Jr., and Regina King. This isn’t the most Christmassy themed … Continue reading

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Lila & Eve (2015) Rated R

Two mothers, who were distraught over the loss of their children by a drive by shooting, work together for revenge when the police don’t do anything. Starring Viola Davis, Aml Ameen, Ron Caldwell, and Jennifer Lopez. This film is not … Continue reading

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Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (1976) Rated TV-G

Frosty comes back to visit the children, but he’s lonely, so the children make him a wife. Starring Andy Griffith, Shelley Winters, and Dennis Day. This is a wonderful sequel to Frosty the Snowman. However, it’s not the best script … Continue reading

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Grease Live! (2016) Rated TV-14

After a summer romance, Danny and Sandy meet again in high school, where their friends get in the way of their romance. Starring Julianne Hough, Aaron Tveit, and Vanessa Hudgens. This is a fun live theater special. I thought the … Continue reading

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Frosty Returns (1992) Rated TV-G

The continuing story of Frosty as he fights against a force opposing Christmas. Starring Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, and Andrea Martin. I think the filmmakers were trying to make an updated version of Frosty. Alas, it didn’t work. Frosty is a jolly … Continue reading

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The Revenant (2015) Rated R

A frontiersman fights for survival during a fur trading expedition in the 1820s when left for dead after being mauled by a bear. Based on the book, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, … Continue reading

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Fatman (2020) Rated R

Santa Claus is fighting to save his business, while a 12 year old hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving coal. Starring Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.   This is not your usual Christmas film. There … Continue reading

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