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NOAH

Most of you have read or have heard the story of Noah and the Ark.  The story spans from the 6th through the 10th chapters of Genesis.  If you are intending to see this film as a telling of the biblical story you are accustomed to, don’t do it. Go with an open mind with... Read more »

ABOUT LAST NIGHT

In the 1986 version of the film “About Last Night” starring Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Jim Belushi, and Elizabeth Perkins, two people meet, have an affair, and can’t quite get it together because of interference of their best friends. The 2014 version of the film with Michael Ealy, Joy Bryant, Regina Hall, and Kevin Hart... Read more »

I, Frankenstein

We all know the story of Dr. Frankenstein creating a monster from corpses and bringing him to life.  The good doctor then promised to create the Frankenstein a wife. In this version, that didn’t happen so the monster decided to take something from the doctor that he loved most of all, his wife.  Dr. Frankenstein searches for the... Read more »
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Ride Along is Worth the Ride

 RIDE ALONG A Review by Bonnie DeShong In a nut shell, it’s a love story. Ben (Kevin Hart) is a high school security guard who wants to marry the love of his life, Angela (Tika Sumpter) but feels he must gain the respect and approval of her over protective brother, James (Ice Cube). He decides... Read more »

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete

Two mothers and their sons live in the projects of Brooklyn. Both mothers are addicted to drugs, both mothers work for a neighborhood pimp.  One day both mothers are arrested and the two boys 13 year old Mister (Skylan Brooks), and 9 year old Pete (Ethan Dizon) find themselves trying to survive and stay away... Read more »

12 Years A Slave

12 YEARS A SLAVE Bonnie DeShong Can you imagine living your life, successful on your job, making enough money that you can buy what you need and some of what you want.  One day you meet some businessmen that offer you a legal way to make some extra money for a couple of weeks work. ... Read more »
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"Lee Daniels" The Butler

Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker
Eugene “Gene” Allen was born July 14, 1919 in Scottsville, Virginia. He worked as a waiter before leaving Virginia and heading for Washington, D.C. to work at a Country Club.  In the early 1950’s he was hired to work in the pantry of the White House.  He did his job well and was promoted to... Read more »

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL IS A FLASH IN THE PAN

Jullian Mueller as Alex Owens
I recently saw Flashdance the Musical, which is now playing at the Cadillac Theater until August 18th. I would advise that if you are a fan of the movie forget it before going to see the Musical. If you don’t you will be waiting for moments that just don’t come. Don’t get me wrong, the... Read more »

"THE HEAT" Has it Hot in Here!

  When I heard that two of my favorite actresses, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, were going to be in a movie together, I knew I was going to be laughing until my sides hurt.  I was not disappointed. These two are a pair made in comedic heaven. Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) is a full blown,... Read more »
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Craig Robinson: A True Leading Man

The film PEEPLES is a cute, funny, a tad over the top, “I don’t have to think hard movie.”  That isn’t a negative statement. Sometimes you just have to go to the movies to have a good time, not be preached to, or where every scene is a car chase, alien invasion, or a cartoon.... Read more »