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Disney’s New Cinderella is an Enchanting Retelling of a Classic Fairy Tale

This is a guest post by Emma Kliethermes. Disney’s live action remake of the beloved fairy tale Cinderella in all was not only a fitting tribute to the animated Disney classic, but also a more developed story that captivates the audience, both young and old.  Kenneth Branagh’s take on the well-known tale is charming and magical […]

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Interstellar, a 2014 Space Odyssey

This is a guest post by Julie Ellis. The storyline is not new, for three generations have now lived with Star Trek, Star Wars, and a host of other space thrillers, including the more recent Gravity. Somehow we never lose our fascination with space, and we flock to theatres to see the latest “take” on […]

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7 Must-see Summer 2013 Releases

This is a guest post by Eddie D. Shackleford. Summer isn’t just for hours by the pool, time at amusement parks and a break from school and routine. It’s also when Hollywood pulls out all the stops with its summer releases. Here is a break-down of the top summer movies you should make a point […]

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is a guest post by Lea Uthe. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a coming of age story centered on Charlie, played by Logan Lerman, an awkwardly shy high school freshman trying to find his place and dealing with a lot of emotional trauma. He is welcomed “to the island of misfit toys” […]

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Fans Will Give “42” a Standing Ovation

This is a guest post by Emily Kesel. Throughout Major League Baseball today, a remarkable ballplayer will be remembered, but more importantly, a great man’s legacy will be celebrated. Never has Jackie Robinson Day been more in the minds of baseball fans than now because of the recently released “42: The True Story of an […]

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Beasts of the Southern Wild: Less Film, More Experience

This is a guest post by Jordan Mendys. Beasts of the Southern Wild is the first feature of director Benh Zeitlin, and to simply call this a film is an understatement. Taking place in The Bathtub, a Delta community, this film is the story of 6 year old Hushpuppy searching for her mom in the […]

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Morning Glory

So, my wife and I were looking for a fun romantic comedy movie to watch on Netflix Instant Streaming last weekend and we stumbled across Morning Glory.  It looked pretty good and fit our mood so we gave it a try.  I am happy to report that it was a very fun movie to watch, […]

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Netflix Instant Streaming Find of the Week: Secretariat

Looking for the best movies to watch on Netflix Instant Streaming?  This week I recommend: Secretariat, an excellent family movie about a woman who put her money, time and energy into her father’s racehorse, and won the Triple Crown Championship in 1973.

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Inception

Inception is about a group of dream architects that are paid to enter a man’s dream and plant an idea in his head.

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The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau is about a politician that meets a beautiful dancer, and every time he has a chance to see her again, “something” intervenes and prevents them from meeting… for a while.

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Green Lantern

Green Lantern is based on the comic book series of the same name, about test pilot Hal Jordan who inherits a powerful green ring and green lantern and transforms into a superhero.

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Tooth Fairy

Tooth Fairy is about a successful hockey player that is summoned to serve time as a real life tooth fairy.

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Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids is a hilarious movie about a woman whose life falls into a downward spiral at the same time her best friend announces her engagement.

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Thor

Thor is the movie based on the comic book hero. Golden hair, sparkling blue eyes, rippling muscles, has a hammer that commands the atmosphere… yep… that one. Thor is banished to Earth to learn a few lessons about becoming a worthy God.

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Water For Elephants

Water For Elephants is a movie about a young man that joins a traveling circus during the Great Depression.

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The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech recently won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is the story of King George VI of Britain, and how he overcomes his stutter with the help of an unusual speech therapist.

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Hanna

Hanna is about a girl that has been trained as an assassin by her father.

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When In Rome

When In Rome, starring Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel, is about a woman that steals coins from a wishing fountain, and consequently, the wishes for love that belong to those coins.

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DVD’s That Release Today: Tron and Tron Legacy

Did you ever watch Tron back in the 80’s? When it was super cool and futuristic? I did. I watched it over and over with my older brother Rusty. And even though I hardly remember it now, just the memory of it made me go to the theater and see Tron Legacy the day it […]

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Source Code

Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan is about a military man that is literally in someone else’s head, and reliving the last 8 minutes of that persons life, searching for clues on how he and everyone else on his train died.

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