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Apollo 11

This highly recommended G-rated documentary is the next best thing to actually being there in 1969 at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon. Todd Douglas Miller directs, edits, and produces this one-hour and 33-minute historical masterpiece that … Continue reading

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When Harry Met Sally

Directed by Rob Reiner and written by Nora Ephron, When Harry Met Sally is a modern classic romantic comedy that made one of film’s immortal moments a woman faking an orgasm in the middle of a meal at a Katz’s … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

“I think Nick Fury just hijacked our summer vacation.” Peter Parker (Tom Holland) teams up with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), Mysterio (a.k.a. Quentin Beck), and Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau) to save the world while on his school trip to … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Note: no spoilers here. “Miles, the hardest thing about this job is you can’t always save everybody.” This modern-day masterpiece has heart and then some as a teenage Milo Morales (Shameik Moore) takes center stage in this Oscar-winning animated feature … Continue reading

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Public Enemies

“We’re too good for ‘em.” Johnny Depp stars as John Dillinger, an expert bank robber who underestimates lawman Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) and the FBI in director Michael Mann’s 1930s biographical action film. Audiences get a better picture of this … Continue reading

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Dumbo

“Hi, baby Dumbo. Welcome to the circus. We’re all family here, no matter how small.” Disney’s live action version of Dumbo was inspired by Walt Disney’s 1941 animated film of the same name, based on the novel by Helen Aberson … Continue reading

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After the Sunset

Pierce Brosnan and Salma Hayek star as Max and Lola, a close team of expert thieves who retire to a tropical island after a career of complicated capers that made FBI agent Stan Lloyd (Woody Harrelson) look incompetent. This “vacation” … Continue reading

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Toy Story 4

NOTE: No spoilers here. “Being there for a child is the most noble thing a toy can do.” Pixar’s fourth installment in their stalwart computer-animated feature film series amazes with yet another strong plot, memorable characters, and heartfelt situations that … Continue reading

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Toy Story 2

The animation is better, the characters are better, and the story is equal to the 1995 predecessor produced by Pixar Studios. Thanks to Disney for not releasing this gem straight to video as they had originally planned. Buzz Lightyear (Tim … Continue reading

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Recess: School’s Out

Disney’s cartoon Recess TV series takes the leap to the big screen with one hour and thirty-five minutes of average fun for kids and adults. The animation may not leap off the screen as some recent three-dimensional computer animated movies … Continue reading

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