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“Silver Linings Playbook” Movie Review

(Uncomfortable, Ultimately Uplifting) – – Bradley Cooper (as Pat) has just spent 8 months in a local mental institution.  He comes home with the promise of attending therapy on a regular basis, but, he refuses to take his medication.  This refusal results in several very uncomfortable blow-ups which graphically show the trials and tribulations of living with mental illness.  Cooper

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“Les Miserables” Movie Review

(Beautiful, Breathtaking, Brutal) – – Anne Hathaway’s solo that is heard (and seen briefly) in the trailer above is simply…BREATHTAKING.   Absolutely BREATHTAKING.  I was in tears, not from the sadness of the song, but, by the stunning performance of a truly talented actress…one that should get her an Oscar. “Les Miserables” is unique, Broadway worthy, movie entertainment. Who knew

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“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Movie Review

 (Instant Classic) – – “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is a stupendous movie.  An instant classic that is visually spectacular and interesting enough that the 170 minutes felt like 30, it was over just as it was getting interesting.  🙂 Director Peter Jackson takes a few liberties with the book ostensibly to set up the “Lord of the Rings” movies.  I

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“Hotel Transylvania” Movie Review

(Monstrously fun) – – After the death of his wife in a fire (started by humans) Dracula (Adam Sandler) opens the Hotel Transylvania to keep the evil humans away and keep his young 118 year old daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez), safe. Throwing a party for Mavis’s 118th birthday the monsters gather at the hotel for the party. Unfortunately, one enterprising human,

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