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Parkland (2013)

Parkland tells the tale of the people who surrounded the death of John F. Kennedy. From the ER doctor who did his best to help the president to Zapruder, who filmed the shooting and made one of the first important home made videos ever. It seems like much of the film is about the difference between people on the inside ... Read More »

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks is based on the real life story of the meeting between author PL Travers and Walt Disney as he tried to convince her to let him make her novel, Mary Poppings, into a film. Too bad it didn’t work out… OH. Right. That film. Right. Not bad. So Travers was extremely hesitant to allow her story to ... Read More »

Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Phillips is a new drama based on the true story of a ship captain in 2009 whose ship was boarded by Somali pirates. His ship was the first American one to be hijacked in 200 years. Loser. The cargo ship’s captain, Richard Phillips, was a relatively normal guy. Married with two kids, he wasn’t exactly Jack Sparrow. When his ... Read More »

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Cloud Atlas is a collection of various tales spanning time from the 1850s to a post apocalyptic future. The story is based on a 2004 novel by David Mitchell. Read More »

Larry Crowne (2011)

Larry Crowne is the latest offering from megastars Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, where a man reinvents himself by reenrolling in college after losing his job. Read More »

The Pacific (2010) Mini-Series

Years of waiting are finally here, as The Pacific starts March 2010. Set in the same fashion as Band Of Brothers, The Pacific takes us on another real life journey through some of the bloodies battles of WW2. A 10-part mini-series from the creators of “Band of Brothers” telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America’s battle with the ... Read More »

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Woody , Buzz, and the rest of their toy box friends are dropped off in a children’s day-care center when their owner, Andy  who is now a young adult, departs for college Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 is going to be released in 3D, and without a doubt, will be the biggest movie of 2010. The Disney / Pixar ... Read More »