Tag Archives: substance

Bad Hair Day (2015) Rated TV-G

A buddy comedy with a high school tech-whiz whose prom day is fraught with misadventure. Starring Laura Marano, Leigh-Allyn Baker, and Christian Campbell. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. At first, I thought the film was going to be … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Punch (2013) Rated R

When a criminal is forced to return to London, a detective believes it is his last chance to get the man who got away. Starring  James McAvoy, Mark Strong, and Andrea Riseborough. Welcome to the Punch is a film that … Continue reading

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Isle of Dogs (2018) Rated PG-13

A boy looks for his dog on the Isle of Dogs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, and Edward Norton. This is a typical Wes Anderson film; it has style, but it’s lost on the substance. It’s Anderson’s stylistic film-making on display. … Continue reading

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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The Great Beauty (2013) Rated NR

Jep Gambardella  lives the quintessential bachelor life until his 65th birthday when he discover news he never knew. Starring Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli This is a very artistic film about life. With each scene there is beauty but … Continue reading

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Love Happens (2009)

Rated PG-13 A widower and self-help guru falls for a florist but will his dormant grief  threaten the romance. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston, Dan Fogler, Martin Sheen, Judy Greer, Frances Conroy This film was painful to watch. The character Eloïse played … Continue reading

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Hart of Dixie (CW)

Rated NR New York doctor Zoe Hart is a city girl through and through but when she ends up inheriting a small town practice, she ends up in the deep South. This is a cute show. Nothing much of substance … Continue reading

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