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Money Monster

May 14, 2016

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Money Monster – Fast talking, quick thinking TV financial host Lee Gates (George Clooney) is taken hostage by Kyle Budwell (Jack O’Connell), a young man who lost $60,000 following the Money Monster’s advice. The company that Kyle invested in used the excuse of a technical glitch as the reason it lost $800M of investor money. […]

Hail, Caesar

February 10, 2016

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Hail, Caesar – Oh, my, this is a bad movie and I had such high hopes for it. Thought it was going to be a smart, funny spoof/parody of 1940s-1950s movies from the Coen Brothers. It isn’t. Laughs are few and far between. The outstanding cast of Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, […]

Tomorrowland

May 24, 2015

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Tomorrowland – In 1964, little Frank Walker (Thomas Robinson) invented a jet pak and was brought into a secret group by young Athena (Raffey Cassidy) where the brightest, most imaginative minds worked to create an extraordinary world. Fifty years later Frank (George Clooney) is still hurting over having lost his 11-year-old heart to Athena who […]

The Monuments Men

February 9, 2014

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Monuments Men:  Frank Stokes (George Clooney) heads a team of men tasked with finding stolen art during WW II and returning it to its rightful owners.  This will appeal to the over 40 folks.  It has history, humor and a bit of American prideful swagger. Based on a true story, the Monuments Men were instrumental […]

Gravity

October 5, 2013

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Gravity – At the beginning you’re just hanging out in space enjoying the out of this world scenery along with retiring astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) and Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock).  A Russian satellite collides with their shuttle.  In a jiffy, Ryan is literally hanging by a thread.  When she realizes what a predicament […]

The Descendants

December 10, 2011

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The Descendants – Set in Hawaii with some good  island music, not like Tiny Bubbles, Matt King (George Clooney) is not very good at being a husband or a father.  He’s a descendant of Hawaiian royalty, which I thought was Duke Kahanamoku.  The family is owner of 25,000 acres of virgin island land, King is […]

The Ides of March

October 8, 2011

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Ryan Gosling is on his way to becoming the number one male star in this decade. He has got what they used to call “it” whatever that is. Here he’s Stephen, campaign manager for who he thinks is the candidate we all want for president, Mike Morris, played by the ever so charming George Clooney. […]