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Movies & Television

J. Edgar: No Redemption for the Movie or the Man

March 3, 2012

Okay, so I am late in getting around to seeing “J. Edgar” and in all truthfulness if I had waited a little longer it would have been fine.  For any of us old enough to remember the name of J. Edgar Hoover as a living person, the movie was a replay of what most of [...]

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Little Benefit in “Friends With Benefits”

December 4, 2011

Justin Timberlake is undoubtedly one of the best all around performers to appear from his generation.  He sings.  He dances.  He cracks jokes.  He acts — sorta.  Mila Kunis is a beauty and perhaps has great promise as an actress.  “Friends With Benefits” was just not the vehicle to spring either Timberlake or Kunis into [...]

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“Hawaii 5-0″ Is a Bust for the New Season

September 26, 2011

Last year held such promise.  The first episode of season 2 looked okay, especially with the addition of McGarrett’s older mentor.  For all the hope, the second episode demonstrated how fast a series can lose its promise and probably its ratings.  It will be “Castle” for me next week. For some reason all the television [...]

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Mark Valley Shows Up on “Harry’s Law”

September 24, 2011

I don’t know if everyone enjoys Mark Valley as much as I but for those of us who were totally disappointed with the cancellation of “Human Target” he showed up in the first episode of the season of “Harry’s Law”.  Not exactly what we would have hoped for, but good to see him this season [...]

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“The Conspirator” Was as Dead as Lincoln

September 4, 2011

Heaven knows, those of us old enough to remember Robert Redford as a sexy screen actor and those young enough to know Redford as the founder of Sundance must be asking ourselves what was he thinking when he directed “The Conspirator’.  Age takes a toll on all of us, but even Redford who is still [...]

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