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Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon

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“Brittany Runs A Marathon” is not just a runner’s tale. Of course, most of us runners will also be super eager to tell you running isn’t really about running either. This story about Brittany does a wonderful job of conveying exactly that. I watched this because I’m a runner. Even so, I was hesitant because I can’t stomach the by the numbers beats these movies typically hit. It ruins any hope of sincerity, but “Brittany Runs A Marathon” did not.…

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Review: Christmas With The Kranks

It’s been nearly a decade since I’ve seen “Christmas with the Kranks” and my initial impression was not a positive one. It spawned from the heartfelt novel “Skipping Christmas” about rediscovering the Christmas spirit after your children are grown.…

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Review: Dark Matter

I concluded Dark Matter this a.m. 3 seasons with an abrupt ending. Clearly, they didn’t know the show would be canceled. It almost felt like I was watching a Fox show rather than a SyFy original. At least in…

Andromeda
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Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda is the most recent installment of the Mass Effect series. It received a lot of bad reviews compared to the trilogy which I just recently finished playing for the 6th time. I have played Andromeda once…

Aladdin
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Review: Aladdin 2019

I had to prepare myself to watch this new adaptation of Aladdin. That preparation included changing my preconceived ideas about these “live-action adaptations”. For all of us that are reluctant to watch our childhood masterpieces brought to life again…

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” was my most anticipated (perhaps tied with John Wick 3) movie of the year.  When Quentin Tarantino makes a movie, it’s not just a movie, it’s an event.  Having to wait a week…

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Review: Destination Wedding

“Destination Wedding” was turned on for one reason.  I watch all of Keanu Reeves movies.  This means I’ve sat through some pretty terrible goings.  Not as consistently bad as Nic Cage, but there have been some pretty massive blunders…