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“Still Alice” Movie Review

Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is a distinguished professor of linguistics at Columbia University and author of a world renown textbook on linguistics. At the youthful age of 50, Alice is mentally and physically active, eats healthy, is excited about her work as a professor and researcher, has a loving husband (John played by Alec Baldwin)…

“The Meddler” Movie Review

Marnie (Susan Sarandon) lost her husband a year (or two) ago and moved to Los Angles to be close to her daughter, Lori (Rose Byrne). Marnie is not yet ready to move on from the memory of her husband and starts to “meddle” in her daughter’s life…..and the lives of her daughter’s friends. This meddling…

“Life of a King” Movie Review

Eugene (Cuba Gooding Jr.) was just released from jail after 17 years. Unlike many, Eugene is a changed man. He wants to make things right with his daughter, Katrina (Rachae Thomas) and son. But they reject him, blaming him for their childhood troubles…..and, truthfully, they are right: He was a bad father, and a bad…

“Big Eyes” Movie Review

 (Fascinating) Margaret (Amy Adams) left her first marriage with her daughter, Jane (Delaney Raye & Madeleine Arthur), and moved to San Francisco. All she brought with them was a car trunk full of her paintings and some clothes. In San Francisco, she met Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), a superficial salesman and marketer posing as an…

“Black or White” Movie Review

(Emotional) Elliot (Kevin Costner) and Carol (Jennifer Ehle) Anderson adopt their 17 year old daughter’s baby after she dies during childbirth. The father, Reggie (Andre Holland), is a drug addict with no interest in raising the child. Seven years later, Carol dies in a car crash (Drive Safe!) leaving Elliot to raise Eloise (Jillian Estell)…

“RV” Movie Review

Bob Munro (Robin Williams) is planning to take his family to Hawaii for vacation. Unfortunately, stuff happens at work that forces him to cancel Hawaii and, instead, plan a vacation (with a secret agenda to attend an important work meeting) to Colorado in an R.V. In the R.V. and travelling across country, the Munro’s meet…

“Paddington” Movie Review

40 years ago an explorer from a geographic society in London visits the jungles of Peru in search of species he can kill and bring home to stuff for the Natural Museum. What he finds are intelligent bears that are quite cultured, can speak, wear clothing, and learn how to make marmalade. The explorer tells…