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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 […]

Spotlight

November 22, 2015

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Spotlight – The acting could not be any better. The story could not be more gripping. It’s the account of the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the Catholic Church’s cover-up of pedophile priests. Not only did the church hide its dirty little secrets but using its enormous power, it pressured everyone around to keep quiet while […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

November 21, 2015

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – Starting where Part 1 left off, Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) is under President Snow’s (Donald Sutherland) mind control and believes Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) is his enemy. Using words instead of weapons, Kat leads Team Mockingjay to the capitol to take out Snow. The action is slower and more thoughtful […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

November 22, 2014

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – This is The Hunger Games without its color, even frisky Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks) has been reduced to a drab jumpsuit and Haymitch (Woody Harrelson) is forced to go without any of his substances. Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) reluctantly agrees to be “The Face of the Revolution” in the […]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

November 24, 2013

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The Hunger Games:  Catching Fire – Katniss  (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), winners in the 74th Hunger Games, are on a victory tour.  Looking like Roman gladiators in their chariot, the twosome rides out to meet their cheering public.  Katniss is very Cleopatra-ish and talk about a smokey eye.  They are now seen by […]

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 […]

The Hunger Games

March 24, 2012

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The Hunger Games – In case you haven’t heard, this is the movie to see this year.  Set in the very distant future, North America is no more.  A post-apocalyptic society is now governed absolutely by The Capitol.  Each year to feed the blood-thirsty and to show who’s in control, 24 teenagers, two from each […]