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Joy

December 25, 2015

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Joy – In a house with four generations, including ex-husband (Edgar Ramirez) and divorced parents (Robert DeNiro & Virginia Madsen), everyone looks to Joy (Jennifer Lawrence) to take care of them. Grandma (Diane Ladd) narrates the story and is the only one who encourages Joy with her inventions and dreams. You’d think once her miracle […]

Burnt

October 30, 2015

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Burnt – Five years ago Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) was a two-star Michelin chef when alcohol and drugs intervened. He threw away his career and everyone around him. Now with help from psychologist Dr. Rosshilde (Emma Thompson), he wants to make a comeback and gain that highly prized third star. In order to be a […]

Aloha

May 30, 2015

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Aloha- Brian Gilchrist (Bradley Cooper) is back in Hawaii to help billionaire developer Carson Welch launch a satellite and privatize the air space. Former love (Rachel McAdams) is now married to Woody (John Krasinski). She and Brian broke up 13 years ago. She now has a 12 year-old daughter…figure it out…and a 10 year -old […]

Serena

March 29, 2015

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Serena – If you haven’t read the book by Ron Rash, let me tell you, you can read all 371 pages in less time than it takes to watch this movie. It moves very slowly, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth watching. In the late 1920s, George Pemberton (Bradley Cooper) owns a large lumber/logging […]

American Sniper

January 18, 2015

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American Sniper – Raised by a flag waving, bible thumping, gun toting dad, Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) believes it’s his God-given duty to protect his country. After 9/11 he trains to become a SEAL. In short order, he earns the nickname Legend. Fighting in a country that uses women and children as suicide bombers, he […]

American Hustle

December 21, 2013

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American Hustle –  Director David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) has done it again.  It’s a shame some of the nominations for awards are out already because I kept thinking – Amy is the best, no Christian is, no Bradley is, and no Jennifer is.  The acting is fantastic.  It’s different, it’s funny, it’s filled […]

The Place Beyond The Pines

April 20, 2013

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The Place Beyond The Pines – This is like a play with three acts.  Ryan Gosling is “Handsome Luke” a motorcycle stunt performer, traveling from carnival to carnival.  Back in Schenectady, NY, he learns he has a year-old son with former girlfriend Romina (Eva Mendes).  Auto repair owner hires him as a mechanic, then suggests […]