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Ascension (2014) Rated NR

The nature of the mission to populate a new world is questioned when a woman is murdered. Starring Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, and Brian Van Holt. This show wasn’t the best. The miniseries didn’t develop the characters, the acting was poor, … Continue reading

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The Passage (Fox) Rated TV-14

When a U.S. experiment turns people into vampires instead of a cure-all for diseases, an orphan girl may be the only person that could save everyone. Based on the trilogy by Justin Cronin. Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, and Jamie McShane. … Continue reading

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Intruders (2011) Rated R

Two children in different countries are visited by a faceless intruder set to possess them. Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, and Daniel Brühl. This is an interesting horror film. I rather liked it even though it doesn’t bring anything new … Continue reading

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You (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

A bookstore manager uses his tech savvy to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him. Starring Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, and Luca Padovan. This is a creepy show; we have a guy who’s stalking a woman he … Continue reading

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The Christmas Train (2017) Rated TV-G

Inspired by his father, a journalist takes a train ride cross country where he meets other passengers. Based on the book by David Baldacci. Starring Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Danny Glover. This film has everything you can imagine for a … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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The Train Robbers (1973) Rated PG

 A gun man is hired by a widow to locate her husband’s gold that he stole in order to return it to the rightful owner and start anew. Starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor This film is a classic. It’s  a classic in … Continue reading

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Admissions (2004) Rated PG

The Brighton family has its share of secrets which are about to be uncovered. Emily Brighton is intellectually disabled due to a fall when she was young, and her mother blames herself. Evie is Emily’s sister, who loves to read … Continue reading

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Unlocked (2017) Rated R

 A CIA interrogator unknowingly gets involved with a plot of a biological attack. Starring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Michael Douglas. I really enjoyed this film. Although the twists and turns it took were not surprising, they added intrigue to the story. The script … Continue reading

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The Faculty (1998) Rated R

High school students believe that their teachers are aliens from another world. Starring Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Bebe Neuwirth. This thriller is both entertaining and suspenseful. It is a familiar concept, but … Continue reading

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