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Jennifer Garner in Men, Women and Children

Men, Women and Children: internet alarms ring

Men, Women and Children showed up as new on Prime Video and I liked the cast so I gave it a watch. I didn’t realize it was from 2014 and not particularly great until it was going, but I stuck with it.

J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek in Night Sky

Review: Night Sky, family drama and sci-fi mystery

Night Sky intrigued me. It was about a happy older couple who shared a secret about an alien world. The human relationships in the story were warm and wonderful, even as the sci-fi aspects of the story were mysterious and largely unexplained. There are spoilers ahead.

Nicole Kidman in Being the Ricardos

Review: Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos surprised me. I expected it to be an imitation of I Love Lucy and it wasn’t. It was a behind the scenes look into a pivotal week in the life of Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) as real people. It showed them as the creative, intelligent, passionate, people who crafted a famous television …

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Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring in Veronica Mars

Review: Veronica Mars, season 4

Veronica Mars, season 4, is available on Hulu. Creator Rob Thomas keeps the cast of characters true to their beginnings and puts them in the middle of a series of bombings in their small beach town. Over the years, so many people have cycled in and out of the cast of Veronica Mars. A Hollywood who’s who. It’s nice to …

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land

Watch This: Two Trailers for La La Land

La La Land premiers at the end of the month at the Venice Film Festival, so buzz about it will surely start then, but the film won’t be in theaters until December 16: your holiday musical. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone head up this film about an aspiring jazz musician and an aspiring actress.

Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne in The Meddler

Watch This: Trailer for The Meddler with Susan Sarandon

The Meddler looks like a knockout. Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne as mother and daughter. Guess which one’s the meddler. Yeah, not too hard. Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, the film also stars Megalyn Echikunwoke and a Harley riding J.K. Simmons. A few other actors you may recognize in the film include Amy Landecker, Jason Ritter, Lucy Punch, Laura …

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