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Midsomer Murders (ITV) Rated TV-14

A veteran detective and his young sergeant investigate murders around their small community, Midsomer County. Based on the book series by Caroline Graham. Starring John Nettles, Jane Wymark, and Barry Jackson. This series is a lighthearted romp through a murder mystery. It’s … Continue reading

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Brothers (2009) Rated R

A young man comforts his brother’s wife and child after his brother is missing in action. Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. This film has brilliant performances from all three of the actors, Maguire, who plays the veteran … Continue reading

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River Runs Red (2018) Rated NR

The son of a judge is killed by two police officers, and the system sets them free. With the help of a veteran detective and another grieving father, the judge sets out for revenge. Starring  Taye Diggs, John Cusack, and George … Continue reading

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Oblivion (2013) Rated PG-13

 A veteran is assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko. The CGI and special effects are the true stars of this film, and Cruise seems made for his role. Unfortunately, the story lacks cohesion and … Continue reading

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Space Warriors (2013) Rated PG

 A group of teen  space cadets rescue three astronauts that are stranded in space. Starring Thomas Horn, Josh Lucas, Mira Sorvino, Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover This film is a family film. I wish it was better than it was. The acting was bad even for the … Continue reading

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The Master (2012) Rated R

 A veteran becomes enthralled with The Cause and its charismatic leader.  Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman I didn’t find this film particular enjoyable. I didn’t particularly enjoy the characters. There wasn’t a single character that … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon (1987) Rated R

A veteran police officer is partnered  with a younger suicidal officer. Starring   Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey. Both compelling and complex, this film has it all: an intricate story line, powerful action, and excellent acting.  The chemistry between Gibson … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … Continue reading

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Unstoppable (2010) Rated PG-13

An unmanned train races through the city. It takes a veteran engineer and young conductor to stop it before it crashes. Based on the true story of CSX 8888 incident in 2001. Starring  Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, T.J. … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 14, 2015

 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (PG) After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a … Continue reading

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