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In Memory of James Horner: 1953-2015

James Horner was a famed and Oscar-winning composer of contemporary classic films, including Aliens and Titanic, for which he won Academy Awards for both Best Original Score and Best Original Song. His career began slow in the late 1970s, but after two big successes in 1982 (48 Hrs. and Star Trek III: The Search For […]

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The Girl on the Train Read-a-Likes

Waiting for your copy of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins to come in?  Fret no more!  Here are some similar titles for your to read while waiting… Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie Don’t Try to Find Me by Holly Brown Elizabeth is Missing […]

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Theory-of-Everything-Review

DVD Review: The Theory of Everything

I will be honest upfront: I find that I like biopics, especially those based on individuals who have to overcome tremendous obstacles. I am also a sucker for “un-actor-like” roles…meaning the actor or actress plays someone 360 degrees from their own self. But (and this is the very big stipulation) only if done well. Very […]

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DVD Review: Whiplash

I saw Whiplash late one night at the end of a three-movie-day before the Oscars in February, so I was tired and my eyelids were fighting me when seeing movie number three. As soon as Whiplash began, sleepiness was the furthest thing from my mind. I was captivated, disturbed, angry, shocked, and afraid. The movie […]

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BB-King

In Memory of B.B. King: 1925-2015

The music industry lost a legend with the passing of B.B. King on May 14.  Best-known as an acclaimed blues singer and songwriter, King was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. He was, along with his famous, iconic guitar “Lucille,” […]

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