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La La Land

December 26, 2016

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LaLa Land – It starts out all sunshine and lollipops in Southern California. The first couple of times aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz musician Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) meet aren’t exactly ideal. In no time at all, though, they’re floating on air and dancing among the stars. She wants to write and act, he […]

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 […]

Birdman

February 23, 2015

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Birdman – This movie is funny. Not like a comedy funny, but lots of somewhat twisted humor. Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is an egotistical former super hero movie star. Now trying to regain some of his old glory, he’s writing/directing/starring in a Broadway play exploring love. His producer is Jake (Zach Galifianakis). Daughter “Sam” (Emma […]

Magic In The Moonlight

August 24, 2014

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Magic In The Moonlight – Colin Firth (Stanley) is a renowned magician and debunker of charlatans when his cousin Howard (Simon McBurney) calls him in to check out Sophie Baker (Emma Stone) who can communicate with spirits on the other side. Believing in facts, not any kind of higher being or the afterlife, he is […]

The Amazing Spiderman 2

May 4, 2014

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The Amazing Spiderman 2 – It begins with a little more about what happened to Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) parents although Peter still doesn’t know. Gwen (Emma Stone) graduates – from high school. Spiderman befriends Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx), an engineer at Oscorp. Max has not a whit of self confidence until he’s fried to […]

The Amazing Spiderman

July 4, 2012

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The Amazing Spiderman – And it is kind of amazing.  Little Spidey aka young Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is left with Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field) when his parents covertly take off with no explanation.  Now a teenager he finds his father’s  briefcase containing a formula on cross species genetics and […]

The Help

August 10, 2011

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The Help – If you read the book, you’re going to like this movie. Even if you didn’t, I think you’re going to like it. Many of us remember the Sixties as the “make love, not war” decade, but there was this other side where black people were still thought of as lesser human beings. […]