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Stuck in 1945

Two consecutive weekends I’ve returned to the Pacific, specifically 1945. Last weekend, I watched The Great Raid, which I’d somehow missed when it was released twelve years ago in 2005.  This movie retells the story of The Raid at Cabanatuan, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Before We Go (2015) 4 Stars

Before We Go Release (U.S.) September 2015 Watched (via Netflix streaming) April 2016 Rating: 3.5-4 stars After a sunset walk along Angel Falls Trail with Terry, Lexy and Porthos, we whipped up some baked hot wings and sat down to … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Slumbers or Stumbles

Like many other Star Wars fans, I was seduced into a dark movie theater this past weekend to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  My husband and father accompanied me to the show.   But all was not unicorns and rainbows … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Monuments Men (2014) 3 Stars

Monuments Men (2014) 3 out of 5 stars Watched BluRay May 2014 I am sheepishly relieved I did not pay to see this in a movie theater when it was first released.  I enjoyed watching this movie, but ended up … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Godzilla (2014) – 3.5 stars

Godzilla (2014) 3.5 out of 5 stars Watched opening weekend (May 17, 2014) My husband and I watched Godzilla on opening weekend at our favorite local movie theater, taking advantage of their VIP seating.  One recent change to their pricing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Parkland (3.5 Stars)

Parkland 3.5 out of 5 stars Watched BluRay late March 2014 I must be mad (hinting at March Madness) or crazy because all this film did was depress me.  These events predate me by almost ten months.  Not even a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gravity (5 Stars)

Gravity 5 out of 5 stars Watched in theater (October 2013) and at home (March 2014) This was a great birthday gift last October.  My husband and I saw this movie in theaters last fall.  Absolutely amazing. Yesterday, we invited … Continue reading

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