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Captain Phillips – Review

Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks is the true story of Captain Richard Phillips. Phillips is the captain of a massive cargo ship. He does everything by the book. A few times during the movie, he’s seen telling people, “I think you’re coffee break is over”. Him and his crew have to ship a large shipment […]

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Prisoners – Review

Two Neighbor families meet up to have Thanksgiving together. While dinner is getting ready, the 2 young girls (Anna & Joy) go out to play. Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman), the father, tells them they can go outside if the older kids are outside with them watching them. While they’re playing the 2 girls notice a […]

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42 – Review

Well, Baseball season is finally here (Go Cardinals!). So, lets get this season in movies started out with a baseball movie. 42 is the story of Jackie Robinson. Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. He gets the idea that he wants to “break the color barrier” by signing the first […]

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House of Cards – TV Review

Well, after 13 hours of viewing, I’m finally finished watching the Netflix exclusive, “House of Cards”. House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey as House Majority Whip, Frank Underwood.  A new president, Garret Walker has just been elected.  Unfortunately for Frank, he has been passed over for Secretary of State.  Walker claims that he needs Frank […]

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Warm Bodies – Review

Warm Bodies is about a post-apocalyptic time. Corpses walk freely and feed on humans. We’ve seen this before. But, now we have another type walking dead called boneys. Boneys are basically a walking corpse, that eventually over time lose all their skin until they look like a walking skeleton. Boneys only feed on humans, they […]

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Les Misérables – Review

This was the story about Jean Valgean (Hugh Jackman) who serves a 19 year sentence as a galley slave for stealing a loaf of bread and he had no public defender. After being released and put on probation for life he escapes and creates a new life for him self trying to conceal himself from […]

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Trouble with the Curve – Review

Gus Lobel ( Clint Eastwood) is an aging baseball scout for the Atlanta Braves. He is losing his eye sight without the knowledge of his bosses. He needs the help of his daughter Mickey Lobel ( Amy Adams ) to join him to review this new hitter that the Atlanta Braves wish to draft. Along […]

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Revolution – TV review (Fall Preview)

Revolution is a new show on NBC this fall. It is about the “blackout”. In other words, all electricity, engines, batteries, etc. do not work. Before the blackout, we see a man totally aware that the blackout is coming. He downloads a mysterious program to a usb drive and plugs it into a medallion. The […]

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green – Review

This is a story of a happy couple Cindy Green (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton) who wanted to have a child but were not able to. The story starts were Cindy and Jim are at the adoption agency trying to convince the authorities their competency of being parents by telling the story of […]

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Snow White and the Huntsman – Review

Carol and I saw the premier of Snow White and the Huntsman last night. The story stars Charlize Theron as the evil queen, Kristen Stewart as Snow White, and Chris Hemsworth as the Huntsman. The story is about an evil queen killing Snow White’s father the king and taking over the kingdom which would go […]

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