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Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (2018) Rated NR

Set in a mining camp in California, a woman falls for the stranger that comes to town and is set on him being her first kiss. Starring Marco Armiliato, Susanna Phillips, Scott Scully, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Zeljko Lucic. … Continue reading

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Into the Woods (2014) Rated PG

A witch asks a childless baker to get impossible items together in order to reverse the curse on his family. Starring Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, and James Corden. I’ve never been a fan of the story of Into the Woods. … Continue reading

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Dumbo (2019) Rated PG

A young elephant is born with large ears that enable him to fly. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito. If you thought that the original was sad and depressing, this one exceeds the original in the sadness. What’s … Continue reading

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The Happiest Millionaire (1967) Rated G

A young Irish immigrant lands a job at an eccentric billionaire’s home where the father keeps alligators for pets, and the daughter tries to find the man of her dreams who isn’t afraid of her father. Starring Fred MacMurray, Greer … Continue reading

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100%: Julian Edelman (2019) Rated TV-MA

The film takes an inside look at Julian Edelman from injury to MVP of Super Bowl LI. Starring Tom Brady, Frank Edelman, and Julian Edelman. I thought this might be an interesting documentary on the life of a football quarterback … Continue reading

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The Monuments Men (2014) Rated PG-13

A world war II platoon is ordered to rescue priceless art from Nazi thieves and return them to the original owners. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Bill Murray. This is a story that needs to be told, but I … Continue reading

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Endless Love (2014) Rated PG-13

A story of a boy and girl whose instant connection sparks a love affair that becomes reckless once the parents try to force them apart. Starring Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde, and Bruce Greenwood. It’s shocking that this remake seems to … Continue reading

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The Gnome-Mobile (1967) Rated G

A millionaire and his grandchildren are asked to help some forest Gnomes to find the others in their tribe. Along the way, the grandfather is suspected of being crazy – now, the children and gnomes have to help the grandfather. … Continue reading

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The Weekly (FX) Rated NR

A weekly tv show from The New York Times that brings a documentary style news program to the screen. Starring Katie Benner, Erica Green, and Bryson Sassau. I actually was impressed with this show. The first episode brings to light the … Continue reading

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Tempting Fate (2019) Rated TV-14

Gabby meets a younger man that puts her marriage in jeopardy. Based on the book by Jane Green. Starring Daniel Bacon, Emilija Baranac, and Elizabeth Bowen. This story is captivating. We see an inside look at a marriage that is … Continue reading

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