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Joyce and I are Jack Reacher fans, having read most of Lee Child’s novels about the iconic, ex-military loner who wanders the country saving people and beating up bad guys. While we enjoyed the … more
MOANA * * * * (Delightful Disney animated film) Disney Studios has created another delightful, colorful feature cartoon with a heroine that will warm your heart. Auli'i Cravalho is the voice of Moana, princess of a South Pacific island who is drawn to more
LOVING * * * (Joyce) * * * (Don) (Interracial love story) Based on an incredible true story, the double entendre title deals with Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) loving and their interracial marriage. Richard is a white, introverted more
* * * * (Joyce) * * * (Don) (Retelling of classic biblical story) We remembered the closing chariot race, with Charlton Heston beating his brother and showing the nasty Romans a thing or two. Jack Huston is Judah Ben-Hur this time around, and he more
COLLATERAL BEAUTY * * (Dull, downer of a Christmas movie) Will Smith plays Howard, a successful New York City advertising executive who goes into deep depression when he loses a … more
LA LA LAND * * * (Joyce) * * * ½ (Don) (Stylish romantic musical) “La La Land” is a good old-fashioned musical with a modern approach. Opening with a “Cinemascope” style … more
Many of us remember the excitement over the Space Race back in the '60s, but few of us knew about or remember the amazing story of three black female computers" who played a major role in" more
A MONSTER CALLS * * * * (Adult fairy tale) Lewis MacDougall plays 12-year-old Conor O'Malley, a kind of creepy, sullen kid who is bullied at school, has nightmares, and loves and cares for his ill mother (Felicity Jones), who is dying of cancer. Sound more
ROGUE ONE * * * (Galactic battles galore) Gone are the interesting original characters and deep philosophical messages of the Star Wars series, to be replaced by endless galactic battles and blatant messages about political dictatorships and the need for more
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA * * * * (Poignant tale of personal challenges) Many people tell me that they go to the movies to escape the realities of life. They want to forget their problems, laugh, and escape into a fantasy world. Manchester by the Sea" is" more
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