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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Netflix)

I loved this movie.  I have not read the book, but enjoyed the story and characters so much I’m going to get the book.  This was hugely popular with Reading Groups when it came out, and I can see why. … Continue reading

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom : Where The Dinosaurs Are The Good Guys

Here’s a great summer movie, with all the thrills to be expected from Jurassic Park, but a bit more thoughtful than most.  I expected the whole film to be about getting the dinosaurs off the now volcanic island, but it … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is a fitting sequel to the original Blade Runner film.  The world feels much the same, the stakes are similar when it comes to the lives of the Replicants.  The way they’re hunted down and “retired” is … Continue reading

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Deadpool: Talk About Lively!

He’s not a hero, that’s for sure. His attitude stinks, and though he saves people and secretly has a heart of gold, he’s too busy quipping his way through this movie to bother with good vs bad distinctions. I knew … Continue reading

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Mockingjay Part 1

  I really loved the book Mockingjay and think they did an excellent job so far of bringing the story to the screen.  They captured the ruination of Katniss very well. Always the reluctant heroine, the toll of all the … Continue reading

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D.O.A. at the Movies: Interstellar

The Earth is running out of food for its people.  The world has become a huge dustbowl with monstrous storms making life nearly impossible, and certainly miserable. Crops are down to corn alone.  All other food crops have succumbed to … Continue reading

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D.O.A. at the Movies: Maze Runner

Maze Runner I watched all the clips of The Maze Runner movie, and follow the Maze Runner Trilogy and the author James Dashner on Facebook.  I had a few concerns going into the film: I didn’t like that Teresa and … Continue reading

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