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Gods of Egypt (2016) Rated PG-13

Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus against Set, the god of darkness who is after the throne of Egypt. Starring Brenton Thwaites, John Samaha, and Courtney Eaton. I can’t figure this film out. It’s based on the ancient Egypt deities; … Continue reading

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Primal (AdultSwim) Rated TV-MA

Primal follows a caveman at the dawn of evolution and his friend, a dinosaur that’s on the brink of extinction. They bond over their friendship as tragedy surrounds them. Starring Aaron LaPlante, Tom Kenny, and Jon Olson. This show is … Continue reading

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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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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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McLintock! (1963) Rated TV-14

McLintock is a rancher that works at keeping the peace amongst the farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians, and corrupt government officials. Based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, and Patrick Wayne. John Wayne plays … Continue reading

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Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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American Woman (Paramount) Rated TV-14

A single mother raises two daughters during the 1970s. Starring  Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari, and Jennifer Bartels. This is a brilliant series; Alicia Silverstone is perfect as the divorcee trying to make a good life for herself and her daughters. … Continue reading

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Secret of Giving (1999) Rated PG

A single mother struggles to raise her son and keep her ranch during the Christmas season. Based on the book Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis. Starring  Reba McEntire, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Ronny Cox. This made for TV movie is … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby (2013) Rated PG-13

A writer and wall street trader is drawn to his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan. Baz Luhrmann does not disappoint with … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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