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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
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS * * (Confusing, unfocused downer) This confusing, unfocused downer of a movie jumps back and forth in three directions before its unsatisfying ending. The opening scene depicts an art" exhibit featuring morbidly obese women dancing" more
At last, an intelligent teenage “coming of age” movie that teens and their parents can relate to! Hailee Steinfeld plays Nadine, a high school loner with only one friend, Krista (Hayley Lu … more
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
* * * * (Joyce) * * * 1/2 (Don) (Thriller with unusual “hero”) Ben Affleck plays Chris, an autistic accountant with a troubled past, secret present and what turns out to be an exciting, … more
* * * * (Joyce) * * * 1/2 (Don) (Lovely little Swedish character study) Swedish actor Rolf Lassgard stars as a crusty, lonely, aging widower in this lovely little film that combines humor … more
DOCTOR STRANGE * * (Joyce) * * * (Don) (More superhero stuff) Critics, friends, Rotten Tomatoes and Marvel Comics fans have been raving about the latest in the Marvel Comics gallery of superhero movies, Doctor Strange." I must admit that the special" more
(Incredible true story of finding your way home) “Lion” is about an incredible Indian boy who is separated from his family and finds his way back home over 20 years later. Sunny Pawar … more
* * * * (Great adaptation of August Wilson’s play) Denzel Washington and Rhode Island’s own Viola Davis. Could you ask for two better actors to play Troy and Rose in August Wilson’s … more
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