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The Shape of Water

December 15, 2017

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The Shape of Water – A creature (Doug Jones) from the Amazon is brought to a space station research lab. Cleaning ladies Elisa (Sally Hawkins “Maudie”) and Zelda (Octavia Spencer) are good friends minding their own business until Elisa starts spending her lunch time with the amphibian dude. Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon) is in charge […]

White House Down

June 29, 2013

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White House Down – John Cale (Tatum Channing) wants so much to be a Secret Service agent, presidential detail, he kind of lies to his pouty-lipped daughter, Emily (Joey King) while accompanying her on a White House tour.   Then all hell breaks loose and he gets his chance to protect President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx) […]

April 28, 2013

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The Company You Keep – After a member (Susan Sarandon) of the Weathermen, a 1960/1970s radical group, is arrested for a 30-year-old robbery and murder, a persistent reporter finds out that another member (Robert Redford) has been hiding in his city in plain sight.   Shia LaBouef as Ben Shepard searching for the truth and possibly […]

Jack Reacher

December 23, 2012

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Jack Reacher – Those of us who know Jack Reacher, know that Tom Cruise is no Jack Reacher.  Ex-military cop Jack Reacher is 6’5”, weighs about 250 lbs., all muscle, has ice blue eyes and dirty blond hair.   He intimidates just by his size.  Men and women both appreciate him.  If you can overlook those […]

Killing Them Softly

December 1, 2012

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Killing Them Softly –  A whole lot of talking, not much action.  Small time thugs Frankie (Scoot McNairy) and Johnny Amato decide to rob a poker game, knowing that owner Markie (Ray Liotta) will get the blame since he was responsible for a raid once before.  Jackie (Brad Pitt) is brought in to take care […]

The Rum Diary

November 3, 2011

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The Rum Diary – Johnny Depp does his usual fine acting job as Kemp, a journalist-wanna-be-novelist new to Puerto Rico who likes to drink. The story was written by Hunter S. Thompson and is probably based somewhat on his own life. Although entertaining, it’s a bit thin on information and just lightly touches on the […]

Friends with Benefits

July 24, 2011

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This storyline has been done several times but I like this one best. Justin Timberlake just gets better and better. He can sing, he can dance, he designs clothes, he can play dorky to darling, and he appears to have a very large shoe size. In this romantic comedy, he (Dylan) and Mila Kunis (Jamie) […]