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Favorite films

  • The Sound of Music
  • Double Indemnity
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Mean Girls

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  • Stage Door

    ★★★★

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★½

  • Secrets & Lies

    ★★★½

  • Boys Town

    ★★★½

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  • Secrets & Lies

    Secrets & Lies

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Hortense Cumberbatch (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) is a Black optometrist who is trying to find her birth mother after the death of her adoptive mother. Her birth mother is Cynthia (Brenda Blethyn) who works at a cardboard box factory in East London with her daughter Roxanne. She has a son named Maurice as well who tells her they plan to have a birthday party for Roxanne. Around the same time, Hortense contacts Cynthia inquiring about her adoption. At first, Cynthia is hesitant…

  • Stage Door

    Stage Door

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “Stage Door” is about a group of actresses that live together in at the Footlights Club hoping to one day become stars. Terry Randall (Kathrine Hepburn) moves into the home and is not popular due to her attitude. Upon arrival, she is chosen to be Jean Maitland’s (Ginger Rogers) roommate. Jean assumes that Terry has a sugar daddy because she has so many material things, however, in reality, Terry comes from a wealthy family. Kay Hamilton (Andrea Leeds) is adored…

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  • The Peanut Butter Falcon

    The Peanut Butter Falcon

    The Peanut Butter Falcon was one of the most random plot lines ever, but wow what an amazing film! I was shocked at how deep this film actually was from the script to the lessons you learn about simply living your best life. As great as Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson were, Zack Gottsagen was fantastic.

    Never underestimate the power of the Peanut Butter Falcon!

  • Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “Life is Beautiful” takes place in Italy 1939. Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni) is a young Jewish man who arrives to work in Arezzo and stay at a place his uncle Eliseo (Guistino Durano) has arranged. Guido makes light of every situation, which can sometimes get him into trouble, and he falls in love with Dora (Nicoleta). Guido and Dora continue to run into each other by chance and eventually marry, have a son Guisue (Giorgio Cantarini), and own a bookstore.…