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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★½

    Well........
    To all the haters...it's not that bad.
    And to all the 5 stars...... it's not that good.
    But it is a pretty fun experience. Now I'm no fan of musicals but this one did engage me. As others have said the chemistry between the two leads was a little weak. The story however, did keep moving along, with no killings or violence at all. How refreshing. And in all honesty, I liked the ending. As an "old" guy I've long since realized that real life doesn't always end like you want. But most times that's just fine........

  • The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train

    ★★★

    Well, (after much prompting from my wife) I read the book. And I thought, Heck she is right about some things! :) The book was pretty decent. Granted I listened to it in my car, but that counts. Anyway, a couple weeks ago, we decided to give the film a chance. To be honest I liked the movie much better. It boiled down most of the unnecessary goings on & left in just the right amount of story line. This is another film where one viewing is plenty, but still well worth the time. If thrillers are your thing, you could do far worse. Recommended

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  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler

    ★★★★½

    This film moved me more than anything in recent memory. The scenes with Randy and his daughter were heartbreaking. It was absolutely painful to see a man, who was at one time very powerful, reduced to just a shell. Of course, all of us will face the reckoning that Randy did. And ours won't be so well documented. This story truly gives insight into what really matters. All fame, power, and health will be taken from each and every one…

  • RoboCop

    RoboCop

    ★★★★

    Watched this years ago on VHS. I remember it being really cheesy acting, and over the top violence. And I was right! Actually it is much better than I remember. Very few 80’s action movies hold up as well.
    Robocop has “Heart”. And the cops cruise around in the coolest Ford Taurus cars around!

    If only ED-209 wasn’t such a F/U. :)

    Highly recommended, with friends, lots of popcorn, and ice cold Budweisers. :)