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Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate: ‘Paths of Glory’: Young Director Stanley Kubrick’s Scathing Indictment of War
Not Rated| 1h 28min | Drama, War | 1957 “Full Metal Jacket” (1987) is a modern-day war classic by all accounts. It covers the Vietnam War: Everything from the stressful ...
June 18, 2021
Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate: ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love.’: Bittersweet, Heartwarming, Hilarious
PG-13 | 1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 July 2011 (USA) In “Crazy Stupid Love,” the ...
June 17, 2021
Film Review: The Bio-Documentary ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’
R | 1h 30min | Biography, Documentary | 18 June 2021 (USA) As plum and deserving as any entertainer living or dead for their ...
June 16, 2021
A Father’s Day Treat: The Andy Hardy Film Series
In the late 1930s to mid-1940s, the Andy Hardy movies were MGM’s most popular film series. Set in ...
June 12, 2021
Popcorn & Inspiration: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’: A Cosmic Canine and Life Lessons
PG | 1h 49min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2019 Frankly, heading into my viewing of director Simon ...
June 11, 2021
11 First-Time Appearances of Attention-Grabbing Things in Action Movies
11 first-time appearances of attention-grabbing things in action movies
June 10, 2021
Film Review: ‘12 Mighty Orphans’: A Period-Piece Football Flick With a Lot of Heart
PG-13 | 1h 58min | Sports, Drama, Historical | 11 June 2021 (USA) In the space of 100 years or so, there have been over 200 ...
June 9, 2021
Film Review: ‘Cruella’: A Metaphor for the Dangers of Social Media Culture
'Cruella' 2021 PG-13 2h 14min Well, I didn’t wanna like it—this, this, this “Cruella.” “Cruella” is a movie for ...
June 8, 2021
Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate: ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’: A Masterpiece That Only Gets Better With Time
PG | 2h 41min | Adventure, Drama, War | 1957 I’ve watched my share of war movies over ...
June 4, 2021
‘Day and Date’: A Temporary Movie-Viewing Fix That Has Outlived Its Usefulness
If you’ve never heard the term “Day and Date” before as it applies to the movies, don’t feel ...
June 3, 2021
Filmmaker Tammy Lane Is on a Mission to Tell the Story of Young George Washington
About an hour outside the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport lies the small town of Weatherford, Texas, population ...
June 2, 2021
Popcorn and Inspiration: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’: The CIA Analyst Who Tracked Down Osama bin Laden
R | 2h 37min | Drama, History, Thriller | 11 January 2013 (USA) Written and directed by “The ...
June 1, 2021
Telling the Stories of World War II Veterans: ‘Time Is of the Essence!’
Tracie Hunter is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker who, for the past five years, has focused her film ...
May 31, 2021
5 War Films From This Century to Watch This Memorial Weekend
“War is hell,” General William Tecumseh Sherman once stated. Indeed he brought hell into Georgia during the Civil ...
May 28, 2021
Film Review of ‘A Quiet Place Part II’: Lightning Strikes Twice for Filmmaker John Krasinski
PG-13 | 1h 37min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller | 28 May 2021 (USA) When released in April of 2018, “A Quiet Place” came with ...
May 28, 2021
Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate ‘633 Squadron’: A Special Aircraft and the Men Who Flew It
Not Rated | 1h 42min | Drama, War | 1964 The year is 1944 and World War II ...
May 28, 2021
Film Review: ‘Without Remorse’: A Serviceable SEAL Actioner
R | 1h 49min | Action, Thriller, War | 30 April 2021 (USA) Welp, it’s another Navy SEAL ...
May 27, 2021
Film Review: ‘Dream Horse’: Toni Collette Stars in an Uplifting Sports Film for All Ages
PG | 1h 53min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 21 May 2021 (USA) Pooling together every possible narrative hook from practically every uplifting ...
May 22, 2021
Pulling Back the Curtain on the Unsung Heroes
Late last year, I was invited by a friend to come along for an official county visit to ...
May 22, 2021
Popcorn and Inspiration: ‘A Brilliant Young Mind’
PG-13 | 1h 51min | Drama, Romance | 11 September 2015 (USA) It’s not uncommon to see many ...
May 19, 2021
Film Review: ‘Wrath of Man’: Guy Ritchie Film Gets Lost in Translation
R | 1h 58min | Action, Thriller | 7 May 2021 (USA) What makes a Guy Ritchie movie ...
May 17, 2021
Audrey Hepburn’s Oscar-Winning Fashion: ‘Roman Holiday’ and ‘Sabrina’
Some stars had such timeless styles that their iconic looks have endured decades after their death. One such ...
May 17, 2021
Film Review of ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’: Director Taylor Sheridan Opts for a New Tone
R | 1h 40min | Action, Drama, Thriller | 14 May 2021 (USA) Of the seven feature films Taylor Sheridan has worked on behind the camera, ...
May 15, 2021
Top 10 Overlooked Family-Friendly Movies
Most households with children still living at home probably have a video library stocked to the gills with ...
May 14, 2021
Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate ‘Jack Reacher’: Thriller Delivers Without Gratuitous Bloodshed
PG-13 | 2h 10min | Action, Thriller | 21 December 2012 (USA) By all accounts, the action and ...
May 10, 2021
Film Review of ‘The Father’: An Unflinchingly Realistic Look at Dementia
PG-13 | 1h 37min | Drama | 26 February 2021 (USA) There are some basic issues that we ...
May 9, 2021
Film Review: ‘Minari’: Korean Immigrants Succeed in America by Enduring Like Water Celery
PG-13 | 1h 55min | Drama | 12 February 2021 (USA) “Minari” did for the 2021 Academy Awards ...
May 6, 2021
Biden-Putin Summit Puts Pressure on China: Experts
Georgia Secretary of State Outlines 100,000 Names to Be Cut From Voter Rolls
Biden: US Likely Won’t Go Back Into Lockdown Over Delta Variant
Riot Declared After Proud Boys, Antifa Clash in Oregon City
The ‘Defund the Police’ Movement Has a Broader Agenda and Its Not to Stop the Killing of Black People: Brandon Tatum
We Need to Restore the Traditional Ways of Education: Marilyn Torley
Trump Endorses Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Challenger, Kelly Tshibaka
California Governor Assaulted by Man During Visit to Oakland
NSA Agrees to Release Records on FBI’s Improper Spying on 16,000 Americans
Top Chinese Nuclear Power Expert Commits Suicide