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Their Finest

April 25, 2017

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Their Finest – Set in 1940s London, it’s a very 1940’s movie. The Ministry of War Department wants an authentic movie made, partly to inspire their troops and country; partly to enlist America’s help. Authentic was described as “real life with the boring cut out.” Catrin Cole (Gemma Atherton) gets hired as a scriptwriter at […]

Going In Style

April 13, 2017

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Going In Style – After getting screwed out of their retirement pension and screwed by their mortgage banker which accepts no fiscal responsibility, three old friends decide to rob the bank and get what they deserve, but not a penny more. Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine), and Albert (Alan Arkin) figure they have nothing […]

Boss Baby

April 2, 2017

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Boss Baby – Tim Templeton (Miles Christopher Bakshi) is a perfectly happy little boy until a baby brother (Alec Baldwin) arrives by taxi. Tim seems to be the only one that thinks a baby wearing a suit, carrying a briefcase and that can talk, is a little unusual. Eventually Boss Baby admits to Tim that […]

The Last Word

March 30, 2017

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The Last Word – Contemplating the end of her life, as 80-somethings are wont to do, Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine) decides to control the outcome of her obituary as she’s controlled everything else in her life. Obituary writer Anne Sherman (Amanda Seyfried) is coerced into fulfilling Ms. Lauler’s wishes but she can’t find a single […]

Table 19

March 11, 2017

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Table 19 – It’s the table for all those don’t-quite-fit-in wedding guests. Eloise (Anna Kendrick) who was recently dumped by the bride’s brother (Wyatt Russell); Jo (June Squibb), former nanny to the bride; the Kepps (Craig Robinson and Lisa Kudrow), a mismatched couple on the verge of breaking up; an awkward kid named Rezno (Tony […]

20th Century Women

January 21, 2017

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20th Century Women – In 1979 California with punk music and Jimmy Carter on the way out, young Jamie (Lucas Zumann) is being taught how to become a man by three women. Dorothea, his mom (Annette Bening) thinks she needs help to guide him – she’s 55 to his 15 – and enlists the aid […]

Why Him?

December 24, 2016

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Why Him? – It’s R rated, I’ll just tell you that right up front. Language – a lot of f’ing going on – and some light backside nudity; balanced out with diversity – Asians, blacks, and nerds. Laird (James Franco) is a tattooed millionaire, wearing pants down to there, who’s just a big kid with […]