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90th Academy Award Nominations

In a year where Hollywood is mired in controversy, the 90th Academy Award nominations, announced on Tuesday, January 23, were as non-controversial as possible.  A female director (Greta Gerwig) was nominated (only the fifth one ever) and an African-American (Jordan Peele) director was nominated for directing a movie about extreme racism.  Yes, there were some […]

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Oscar Nominations!

On Tuesday, January 24th, the nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards we announced.  Many of the nominees were givens, but there were some surprises (i.e. Nicole Kidman for Lion) and some snubs (Tom Hanks as actor and Clint Eastwood as director for Sully were left out in the cold). For a more detailed account […]

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Titles Announced for February Films

Join us when we screen three of this year’s Oscar nominated films in February. Florence Foster Jenkins Mon., Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30pm Wed., Feb. 8, 1:30-3:30pm Nominated for Best Actress and Best Costume Design – PG-13, 111 min. – Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg – A New York socialite dreams of becoming a […]

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Adult Services’ Best Movies of the Year

Here in a Adult Services, we see a lot of movies. Some bad, most so-so and a few great. Well, we want to share the GREAT ones. These are our picks for the best of 2016. Anthropoid — Sean Ellis (director) (2016) (also on blu-ray) Cecilia: Phenomenal docudrama based on actual events in Prague during […]

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