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Fine Acting By Streep and Hanks

The Post: A Battle for Freedom of the Press...

Jan 05, 2018No Comments

This film is a historical piece about government interference with freedom of the press in 1971.  The movie has relevance now, due to the way

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World War II Fans Will Like It!

Darkest Hour: The Right Man with the Right ...

Dec 28, 20171 Comment

This film covers the brief time interval between May 8th and June 4th, 1940, which may have been one of the most critical points in

7.5

AAW Performances by Margo Robbie and Allison Janney!

I, Tonya: Skating On Thin Ice!

Dec 27, 2017No Comments

I really enjoyed this film, which is an interesting character study of Tonya Harding and the unbelievably-stressful and abusive childhood from whence she came.  It

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Starts Off Slowly, But Gets Better!

Goodbye Christopher Robin: May Put You Into...

Nov 07, 2017Comments off

My wife (Robin) was named after Christopher Robin, and my father’s pet name for my mother was “Pooh,” so Robin and I wanted to see

7.5

A Must for Goodall Fans!

Jane: Wonder in the Jungle!

Nov 06, 2017Comments off

This is a wonderful documentary directed by Brett Morgan.  It was crafted from over 100 hours of incredible color footage that was assumed to be

7.5

An Entertaining and Often-Funny Film!

American Made: Tom Cruise Nails It!

Oct 23, 2017Comments off

Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes may not love Tom Cruise anymore, but I still do.  Tom, the world’s most famous Scientologist, doesn’t believe in psychiatry,

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Excellent Ensemble Cast!

Marshall: A Compelling Legal Drama

Oct 22, 2017Comments off

Thurgood Marshall (July 2,1908 – January 24, 1993) was the first African American Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (October 1967 – October 1991).  Prior

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AAW Performances by Gyllenhaal and Maslany!

Stronger: The Long Journey From Disaster to...

Oct 08, 2017Comments off

The screenplay for this film, written by John Pollono, is adapted from the memoir “Stronger,” which was co-written by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter.  It

7.5

Fine Performances By Stone and Carell!

Battle Of The Sexes: A Triumph For Equality...

Oct 03, 2017Comments off

Billie Jean King is one of my idols, and there are very few people living today that I respect and admire more.  Not only is

7.5

A Horrifying and Intense Movie Experience

Detroit: An Ugly and Dark Period in Our His...

Aug 07, 2017Comments off

“Detroit” takes place in 1967 during the Detroit riots.  Racial tensions had reached a fever pitch, resulting in looting, setting fires all over the city,