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Killing Eve (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-14

A security operative hunts down an assassin. Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings. Starring Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, and Fiona Shaw. This is another amazing, character-driven show with two female leads. The two women are strong, smart, and just doing their … Continue reading

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Hostiles (2017) Rated R

An army captain reluctantly takes the job of escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family home. Starring Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, and Ava Cooper. This film surprised me; it’s not the best-written script, but it’s character driven. Each character in the … Continue reading

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Modern Family (ABC) Rated TV-PG

Three different families, all related to one another, face trials and tribulations in comedic ways. Starring Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, and Julie Bowen. This show portrays the heart of a family. No matter the trials and tribulations each person faces, they … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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Ordinary Miracles (2005) Rated NR

 A Judge takes a troubled teen into her home after no one else wanted her. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Lyndsy Fonseca, C. Thomas Howell, Corbin Bernsen. An unspectacular Hallmark production, this film travels a well-worn story line. A hard-nosed judge takes in a … Continue reading

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The Christmas Trap (2017) Rated NR

A soon-to-be-divorced couple on the way to their lawyer’s office gets stuck in an elevator. Starring Lucia Walters, Colin Lawrence, Alistair Abell. This short is another taste of holiday magic. (Spoiler alert) While a married couple is stuck in an elevator, … Continue reading

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Drop the Mic (TBS) Rated NR

 Four celebrities are pitted against each other in a rap battle royale. Starring Joshua Silverstein, Hailey Baldwin, Method Man This show is only good if you really like rap. I don’t really like rap. Yes, it’s cool to see celebrities that you don’t … 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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From Time to Time (2009) Rated PG

 A boy visiting his grandmother discovers he can travel between two centuries and unlocks family history mysteries. Based on the book, The Chimneys of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston. Starring Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Dominic West. I wanted to watch this … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (1986) Rated PG-13

 A group of friends discover a deed to a house and dream of turning it into a rock n’ roll hotel. Starring Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Marisa Tomei. This film is really out there. Poor writing, direction, and production plague every … Continue reading

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