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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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Brothers by Blood (2020) Rated R

The violent life of the Philadelphia mob – from friendships, family, and betrayal. Starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Joel Kinnaman, and Maika Monroe. This film provides a realistic look at the workings of the mob. The story doesn’t have much to it, … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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Wish You Well (2013) Rated NR

Two children come of age during the 1940s at their grandmother’s home. Based on the book by David Baldacci. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy, and Josh Lucas. This film is a slow-moving story and a simple tale. You just get … Continue reading

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The Keepers (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries about a nun’s death and the secrets that surround her murder. Starring Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, and Virginia Anzengruber. This series is brilliant in storytelling. It takes us into the tale of  a nun who was trying to … Continue reading

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The Spoils Before Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A fictional author creates a film adaptation of his epic tale in which a pianist-turned-detective investigates a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene. Starring Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig, and Bérénice Marlohe. I get that this show is supposed … Continue reading

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The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold (1981) Rated NR

An Irish sailor is stranded on an island with leprechauns, who’ve been protecting their stash of gold from the greedy banshee. Starring Art Carney, Peggy Cass, and Bob McFadden. This is a cute holiday short. It’s very Irish with the leprechauns … Continue reading

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The Lone Ranger (2013) Rated PG-13

Tonto recounts the tale of how John Reid became the legendary Lone Ranger. Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, and William Fichtner. The Lone Ranger this is not. I wish I could say this is a remake of The Lone Ranger, but … Continue reading

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Dracula (NBC) Rated TV-14

Dracula travels back to London to extract revenge against those who hurt him years ago. Along the way, he falls in love with a woman who reminds him of his first love. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, and … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit (2018) Rated PG

A story of Peter Rabbit and his antics trying to get into the neighbor’s vegetable garden. Based on the book  The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Starring James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, and Domhnall Gleeson. I actually thought this film was … Continue reading

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