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We’ve Come A Long Way In Some Respects: Movie Review Suffragette

I guess I didn’t really know much about the Suffragette movement until last night. Kathy and I went to see the movie Suffragette last night and I learned a lot. I never really understood the battle women had to fight to get the right to vote and hope this movie becomes mandatory viewing in high…
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Brooklyn: A Great Love Story

Okay, I know when you see love story some guys think “Chick Flick” but Brooklyn really isn’t like that. It’s a movie set in the 1950’s about a woman from Ireland who comes to America to find work and a new life. Yes, she falls in love and then has to go back to Ireland…
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Room: The World Is So Much Bigger (Movie Review)

The movie “Room” is one of the most thought provoking, disturbing movies I’ve watched in a long time and the reaction of the audience around me says I’m not alone. In a nutshell this is the story of a 17-year-old girl who is kidnapped, held captive in a small shed for seven years. She has…
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Secrecy, The Real Enemy of Truth   “SpotLight” movie review

I honestly don’t know where to start when it comes to expressing my thoughts about the movie Spotlight. Part of me wants to make this a review about how important journalism is to our culture. Another part wants to blast those who currently run media operations for destroying an industry that, when run well, can…
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“A Brilliant Young Mind”: A New View of Weird Movie Review

The mystery of the mind continues to baffle and profound those who study it. For our culture it brings up issues of tolerance and acceptance that before got lost on the playground of life as teasing, tormenting and torturing those who are different. This movie is about the Autism Spectrum, a place more people find…
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Labyrinth of Lies: Leaves You Speechless (Movie Review)

The credits start to roll and if the music were turned down I'm sure you would have heard a gasp and then silence from everyone in the audience. Labyrinth of Lies is about a young German Prosecutor who finds out about a former Nazi teaching at a local school. When reported nothing is done about…
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Bridge of Spies: Movie Review

Right off the bat, I must tell you this movie is wonderful, thought provoking and to be honest a bit long but well worth seeing. It’s a not a movie you need to see with an audience so save your money and wait until it comes out on DVD. This is a story of spies…
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Meru: More Than Mountain Climbing Movie

What is about us that loves to watch people willing to take a risk? There is something about risk takers that is highly attractive to people these days and after watching the movie “Meru” and thinking about it I believe I may understand why. KILL YOUR TV The movie is a documentary about three climbers…
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I’m In Search of Depth: Movie Review/The End of The Tour

My life is in a bit of a funk. It’s not a bad funk but a funk that dulls my senses just enough to keep me on this side of the “frustration” fence. My funk is really not the reason for this blog. I picked up a “Streams in the Desert” book this morning and…
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