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October Movies

The Current War My goal is always to see one movie a week. I often don't meet that goal. In October, I saw only one movie for the entire month.…
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September Movies

Peanut Butter Falcon ☆☆☆☆ I liked this movie more than I expected to. From the previews, I thought it might be overly sappy. It wasn't. Until the end. The only…
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August Movies

The Farewell ☆☆☆☆ Great movie based on actual events. Awkwafina plays Billi, a Chinese American woman in her 30s whose grandmother back in China has just been diagnosed with stage…
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July Movies

I only saw two movies in the entire month of July! Lucky they were both great! Yesterday ☆☆☆☆☆ I smiled through this whole movie. Surprisingly sweet with great music. At…
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June Movies

Wild Nights With Emily ☆☆☆☆ Molly Shannon is such a surprise as Emily Dickinson. Very fun and strange movie about Dickinson's love affair with her sister-in-law. At Red River with…
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Rocketman

I first saw a trailer for this movie over a year ago and I was kind of skeptical at the idea of a biopic that billed itself as a "true…
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May Movies

I have to be better about posting my movie "reviews" more quickly. I get overwhelmed thinking that I need to write something about the movie when really the whole point…
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Shazam!

When I was a kid, I loved the TV show Shazam! It was fun to see a kid who could transform into a superhero just by saying one word. So…
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Us

I loved Jordan Peele's first movie, Get Out. I thought it was one of the top five movies of 2017. So I was very excited about Us, Peele's second movie.…
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Spring Break Movies

Although I didn't go anywhere for spring break two weeks ago, I did take advantage of the time away from the office to go see three movies. Captain Marvel ☆☆☆☆☆…
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Fighting With My Family

This movie was an unexpected surprise! Based on the true story of professional wrestler Paige, the movie chronicles Saraya Bevis' rise from wrestling in the World Association of Wrestling, a…
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February Movies

In the last two weeks of February, I traveled to San Francisco and then to London. The best part of long plane rides is that many planes have individual screens…
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Mary Poppins Returns

I haven't seen the original Mary Poppins movie with Julie Andrews since I was a kid. I think that's because I didn't especially enjoy it. But I am a huge…
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Vice

I loved The Big Short, Adam McKay's 2015 film about the 2006-2010 financial crisis because of its strategies for explaining complex financial information. The use of various narrators to explain…
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Shoplifters

The first movie I saw at a theater in 2019 was Shoplifters, a Japanese film that won the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival last year. The movie tells…
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Christmas Streaming Movies

I went to Florida to visit my parents for Christmas and we watched three movies on their streaming services. Dumplin' ☆☆ First, we watched the original Netflix movie Dumplin'. Jennifer Aniston…
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Widows

I was looking forward to this movie. I was intrigued by the idea of a heist film where the heist was motivated by the challenges women face in the world.…
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