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Dolores (2017) Rated NR

A documentary that focuses on Dolores Huerta, who was a wife and mother that helped start the farmer’s union in the 1950s. Starring Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, and Luis Valdez. Dolores, along with Cesar Chavez, is a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels (AMC) Rated TV-14

Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows a group of Union Soldiers, bent on revenge for the killing of his wife and child. Starring Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy. I loved this show. It’s brilliantly written and much … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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Won’t Back Down (2012) Rated PG

  A mother realizes that her child is not getting the best education at her school. With her back against the wall, she decides to take action against the school to better the education. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar … Continue reading

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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Rated NR John Wayne stars as a Union cavalry colonel during the Civil War, who was ordered behind Confederate lines to sabotage the enemy. Starring John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers Based on the real raid of Col. Benjamin Grierson (Grierson’s Raid) this movie … Continue reading

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