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Movies to See Right Now

With the contemporary Western thriller Wind River, screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has delivered another masterpiece, this time in his first effort as director. It’s got mystery, explosive action, wild scenery and some great acting, especially by Jeremy Renner and Gil Birmingham. … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

This hasn’t been a first-rate summer for movies, but you MUST SEE the historical thriller Dunkirk and the delightful romantic comedy The Big Sick. The best of the rest: Baby Driver is just an action movie, but the walking, running … Continue reading

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Worst Movie Mothers

Mother’s Day is coming up, so I’ll trot out my list of Worst Movie Mothers.   Piper Laurie played one scarily twisted mom in Carrie, but she’s only Number Four on my list.  Note:  some readers have found this list … Continue reading

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Worst Movie Mothers

  Here’s another random movie list:  Worst Movie Mothers.  These range from the stomach-turning to the chuckle-inducing.  And three of the top ten are in movies from the past three years.

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