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Home Again

September 10, 2017

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Home Again – Starting out, I’m thinking um, a little dull. Alice (Reese Witherspoon) has two precocious daughters (Lola Flanery, who btw is drop dead gorgous for a 12 year old, & Eden Grace Redfield), she’s separated from husband (Michael Sheen) and gets wasted with two girlfriends and three 20-something dudes while celebrating her 40th […]

Gifted

April 14, 2017

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Gifted – An uncle (Chris Evans) wants to raise his gifted niece Mary (McKenna Grace) as a normal kid, like her mom would have wanted. Grandmother (Lindsay Duncan) wants Mary to focus her entire life on using her brain for solving world mathematical problems. Both really only want what they think is best for the […]

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 […]

Beauty and the Beast

March 18, 2017

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Beauty and the Beast – You know the story – about a prince (Dan Stevens) who’s not as compassionate as he should be gets turned into a beaast until he learns to love properly and Belle (Emma Watson), a beautiful village girl, who’s considered peculiar because she likes to read. As a musical, it beats […]

Kedi

March 12, 2017

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Kedi – Who’d a’ thought a documentary about cats roaming the streets of Istanbul could be so entertaining? Residents there seem to feel the cats are part of their town’s soul. They take care of the cats when they show up but allow them to travel and live on their own outside their homes. Apparently […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

November 23, 2016

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – J.K. Rowling’s prequel to the Harry Potter series – a textbook that Harry was required to read. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is in NYC with a suitcase full of creatures when he meets up with a baker (Dan Folger) and some witches (Katherine Waterston and Allison Sudol). […]

Queen of Katwe

October 10, 2016

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Queen of Katwe – Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) is a chess coach for slum kids in Katwe, Uganda. He’s caring, compassionate and cute as can be. Many of these poor kids prove to be really good at chess. Coach teaches them that chess is sort of a metaphor for life – you need to plan […]