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Buttons (2018) – reviewed by George

The Hills (Abigail Spencer and Paul Greene) are at home when a man walks up on their porch, knocks on the door, places a letter on the mat, and leaves. But he stands on the walk looking back. Mrs. Hill … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018) – reviewed by George

It’s really amazing how wonderful this movie is! I expected it to be good, I expected to like it, but it just exceeded all expectations. That old saw that goes, “I laughed, I cried, I wet my pants” was never … Continue reading

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If You’re not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (2017) Reviewed by Anita *****

This is a wonderful American documentary about life after 65.  Director Danny Gold brings to center stage how society has marginalized this age bracket and the secret to living well into your 90’s loving and celebrating every minute. Star Carl … Continue reading

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Cold Turkey (1971)- Reviewed by Anita– ***

If you live in California, and you are a smoker, you are probably upset about the new $2.00 tax increase per pack.  In the spirit of ‘going cold turkey’ (as I am sure many folks have had to face considering … Continue reading

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) – reviewed by George

Such fun! A talented cast of adults and young people make this slapstick comedy totally enjoyable. As per the title, it all revolves around Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) and his family: Dad Ben (Steve Carell), Mom Kelly (Jennifer Garner), older brother … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Birdie (1963) – reviewed by George

Sue me! I don’t like this movie. This is another case where I think the stage version is better, and for this title I think way, way better. I think it is safe to say that the moviemakers strangled the … Continue reading

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