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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Independent films have a way of putting a spotlight on truth and reality that is sometimes hard to believe. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is one of those stories that has moments that are so unbelievable that they have to be real. It’s the story of a mother who decides to make her case across […]

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Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread is the story of Reynolds Woodcock… A celebrated European dress designer. Beyond that, it is also the story of Reynolds Woodcock and Alma Elson; A waitress he takes on as a companion and muse. This movies speaks to the entanglement between these two stories and how they ultimately come to work together. Story: […]

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Call Me By Your Name

This movie and review are going to be difficult for me… The depth of this film has me paralyzed… I feel like words are just not enough, but, here we go… Call Me By Your Name is a love story. An unconventional love story. It represents a moment in time between two people that they […]

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Lady Bird

I told someone I went to see Lady Bird. She asked what it was about. I responded that it was about a high school girl in Sacramento going through her senior year… (Insert crickets here) After the long pause she said, “Is that it?” I said, “That’s it.” That’s it. BUT, it travels through her […]

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Get Out

This movie is the story of a professional black man who finds himself in a position with which all black men must consider: Dating a white woman, going to meet her family for the weekend and what ensues as a result. Story: Comedian Jordan Peele wrote, produced and directed this film. It’s an eye-opening social […]


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Is a Last Name Just a Last Name?

So BA: I’m a traditional kind of woman and continue to believe in the importance of marriage as an institution. Do you think it’s disrespectful for a woman to NOT take her husband’s last name?   KP So KP: There are a num...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee


Bottom Line 2.75 / 5 -
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The Daily Double

I try not to eat too much fast food, but, like everyone, sometimes we succumb. For the purposes of testing new products, I make exceptions as well. Today’s exception is the Daily Double at McDonald’s. Apparently, It...
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NFL Season Opener 2011

First game of the season… The New Orleans Saints vs. the Green Bay Packers. The last two Superbowl champions. How awesome is that for a season opener. Especially after all the BS over the player lockout. But then the game...
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Netflix You!

That even sounds dirty to me… Netflix has officially become a pronoun. You’ve been Netflixed! Before I get into the rational discussion of NETFLIX, I have to note the mass amounts of outrage spewing from former Netflix ...
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Volvo XC60 R-Design


Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
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