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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Tom Horn “80”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Western/ Stars: Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Richard Farnsworth, Billy Green Bush, Slim Pickens, Peter Canon, Elisha Cook, Roy Jenson, James Kline, Geoffrey Lewis, Harry Northup, Steve Oliver, Bill Thurman, Bert Williams, Bobby Bass, Mickey Jones, Mel Novak, Clark Coleman, Drummond Barclay, Chuck Hayward/ Runtime: 98 minutes In 1980, cinematic icon Steve McQueen […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

MPAA Rating: PG-13/ Genre: Supernatural Comedy/ Stars: McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Logan Kim, Celeste O’Connor, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, Oliver Cooper, Bokeem Woodbine, Marlon Kazadi, Sydney Mae Diaz, Tracy Letts, J. K. Simmons, Emma Portner, and a BIG SURPRISE; Voice of: Josh Gad/Runtime: 124 minutes […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Prisoners “2013”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Thriller/ Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Dennis Christopher, Dylan Minnette, Brad James, Zoë Soul, Erin Gerasimovich, Kyla-Drew Simmons, Wayne Duvall, Len Cariou, David Dastmalchian, Jeff Pope/ Runtime: 153 minutes I think it is safe to say that for any parent out […]

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A Stalker in the House Review

A Stalker in the House is a film by Jared Cohn starring Scout Taylor Compton (Alexa), Veronika Issa (Jen), and Jack Pearson (Mike). A thrilling stalker film about a very troubled man (Mike). Who does not like to be pushed away or rejected. Mike is very troubled in the head and a dangerous man. We […]

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The End of Blindness Review

The End of Blindness is a powerful look into the unnecessary blindness in Ethiopia. In a documentary by A.J Martinson, we follow the story of Dr. Samuel Bora as he helps the blind. The main cause of blindness there is cataracts and are crippling their lives. Dr. Samuel is the only ophthalmologist for millions making […]

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At the Movies with Alan Gekko: Inherent Vice “2014”

MPAA Rating: R/ Genre: Period Neo-Noir Crime/Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro, Jena Malone, Joanna Newsom, Jordan Christian Hearn, Hong Chau, Jeannie Berlin, Maya Rudolph, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michelle Sinclair, Martin Short, Sasha Pieterse, Martin Donovan, Eric Roberts, Serena Scott Thomas, Yvette Yates, Andrew Simpson, Jefferson Mays, […]

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Respect Movie Review

I remember as a young child watching the movie the Blues Brothers on WGN and remembering the diner scene. The scene where the waitress breaks out in a song and dance number of a song called Respect. I was enamored with that song and would spell it out whenever the song started in my head. […]