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My Life QuickViews


From Bruce Joel Rubin, the Oscar-winning writer of Ghost, comes his directorial debut: My Life. Here is a throwback review for the film.   Bob Jones (Michael Keaton) is a man who always wants his life to be great. When he is unfortunately given news that he has cancer, Bob decides to leave videotapes behind for his future child so that he can know who his father was.   While very sad and a little slow, My Life still has great performances from Keaton and Nicole Kidman along with appear...

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2018 Oscar Nominations


Now that the major award shows are done, its time to digest into the biggest one of all: The Oscars.   Airing on March 4, Jimmy Kimmel will once again take center stage in making us laugh and smile while having a great time as well.   This year lots of great movies were nominated: Three Billboards, The Shape of Water, Get Out, Dunkirk, Coco, Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread, I, Tonya and Call Me By Your Name just to name a few along with amazing performances in the acting categories should...

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2017 Emmys Preview


Celebrating the best in television is the Emmys.   Hosted by Stephen Colbert, the categories and genres the Emmys will reveal their winners in are as follows.   Genres Drama Comedy Reality Competition Talk Shows Music and Variety   Categories Best Show Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Director Best Writing   My feeling about Stephen Colbert is that his hosting will be okay. I’d be very surprised if he was funnier than past hosts lik...

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The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature QuickViews


If you enjoyed The Nut Job, then get ready for more fun with The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature. In the follow-up to the first film, Surley (Will Arnett) and his gang of friends must stop a mayor from building his theme park in the animals’ home at the park. While adults might find that The Nut Job films are not as great as other quality-driven animated films, kids will have a blast with this new entry in the Nut Job franchise. Rating: 4/5...

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard QuickViews


What do you get when you put Deadpool and Nick Fury together: Apparently this movie! Set in London and Amsterdam, The Hitman’s Bodyguard tells the story of a hitman (Jackson) who is to be transported to a hearing by a bodyguard. (Reynolds) The story unfolds while our heroes are dodging the henchmen sent by Gary Oldman’s character to take both of them down. While it has action sequences that sometimes feel too long, the banter dialogue between Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are what keep...

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