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“1917” – Movies

War is a terrible experience that can nonetheless bring out the best in those who fight. Inspiring courage and tenacity under the worst of circumstances, the heroism that results offers inspiration to those who hear their tales of rising to the occasion or giving the ultimate sacrifice. The new movie “1917” provides a remarkable example… Continue Reading “1917” – Movies

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Over the course of eight prior movies in 42 years, just about everyone in the world has found the “Star Wars” films to be a key part of their entertainment lives. Combining stunning space action, stirring Oscar-winning scores by John Williams and wonderfully iconic characters, these are events that deliver lots of fun no matter… Continue Reading STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – Movies

Richard Jewell Movie


There’s plenty of arguing going on in America these days across the political divide, with the non-stop, 24-hour news cycle ratcheting up the tension and making it easy for people on both sides to argue over which stories are real and which are altered for an agenda. The new movie “Richard Jewell,” directed by the… Continue Reading “RICHARD JEWELL” – Movies

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“KNIVES OUT” – Movies

Truly great mysteries are in short supply these days at the movies. So are truly funny comedies. The new movie “Knives Out” solves both problems at once by serving up a star-packed cast in a whodunit that also is loaded with funny lines throughout. Moving at a relentless pace filled with twists, turns and flashbacks… Continue Reading “KNIVES OUT” – Movies

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Everyone who grew up in America, or was a parent here, between 1968 and 2001 was likely touched by the classic children’s TV series “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” starring a soft-spoken Presbyterian minister named Fred Rogers. Rogers was concerned about the impact that television could have on young minds and wanted to create a show that… Continue Reading A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Movies

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“Ford v Ferrari” – Movies

It’s becoming increasingly rare that movies these days serve up movie stars playing genuine heroes, outside of comic book movies. But the new movie “Ford v Ferrari” serves up a double dose of leading-man swagger, starring Matt Damon as legendary race-car designer Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as hotshot driver/mechanic Ken Miles. They are brought… Continue Reading “Ford v Ferrari” – Movies

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“Midway” – Movie Review

When you think about World War II, most people instantly remember Adolf Hitler and his evil armies of Nazis who stormed across Europe. It’s easy to forget we were fighting three enemies at once, with Japan and Italy also ruthlessly destroying lives in other parts of the globe – and as decades pass and the… Continue Reading “Midway” – Movie Review

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“Harriet” – Movie Review

There are two words that come to mind when most people hear about Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad. We’ve all heard her name in history class while growing up, learning about her brave leadership in helping hundreds of slaves escape to freedom via a secret network of safe houses set up along the long journey from… Continue Reading “Harriet” – Movie Review

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“Modern Love” – Entertainment Review

It’s getting harder and harder to find romantic comedies in theaters these days. Comedies as a whole are dying as a genre, and Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have been left to pick up the pieces, with Netflix especially successful at it with a seemingly non-stop string of popular romcoms. But Amazon Prime has now raised… Continue Reading “Modern Love” – Entertainment Review

“Judy” -Movie Review

Judy Garland made millions of fans happy throughout her all too short 47 years on the planet. But she couldn’t find a way to make herself  happy, and that sad fact is front and center in the current movie “Judy,” starring Renee Zellweger in a stunning and likely Oscar-winning performance as the beloved icon. The… Continue Reading “Judy” -Movie Review