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Movie Review: Shaolin (2011) ~ 4 Stars

Shaolin Released: 2011 Watched: late September 2016 via Netflix streaming Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Directed by: Benny Chan Starring: Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse with an appearance by Jackie Chan Short Synopsis (via IMDb.com):  After ambushing and killing his … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Eye in the Sky

I watched Eye in the Sky several weeks ago and made sure my dad also watched it.  We (my ad and I) had to wait to discuss the movie with my uncle, a retired Air Force Colonel, until had a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Risen (2016) 3.5 Stars

Risen Released: 02/19/2016 Watched BluRay: 06/23/2016 Directed by: Kevin Reynolds Story by Paul Aiello My Rating:  3.5 out of 5 stars Brief Plot Synopsis (via IMdb): In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Beyond the Mask (2015) 3.5 Stars

Beyond the Mask Release Date: April 2015 Watched via Netflix DVD: May 2016 3.5 out of 5 stars Synopsis (from IMdb): The chief mercenary for the British East India Company, being double crossed by his former employer, has made his way … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Testament of Youth (4 stars)

Testament of Youth Released: January 2015 Watched Netflix BluRay: February 2016 Read Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain: January/February 2015 Rating:  4 out of 5 stars Synopsis:  In 1914, Vera Brittain overcomes the restraints on women of the time to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Water Diviner (4.5 stars)

The Water Diviner Released: December 2014 (Australia) and April 2015 (America) Watched Netflix BluRay: February 2016 Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Synopsis: Four years after the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian farmer Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Turkey to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: St. Vincent (2014)

St. Vincent (2014) Watched BluRay (via Netflix) September 2015 Rating: 3.5 to 4 stars Very brief synopsis (via IMDB): A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran … Continue reading

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