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Serena - ★ ★ ★ ½ DVD Review

In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton’s (Bradley Cooper) timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena (Jennifer Lawrence).  Serena was orphaned at the age of twelve when the Colorado timber company owned by her parents burned to the ground leaving her the only survivor.  412 more words

Movie Reviews

Sneak Peek: Wayward Pines

Wayward Pines, a psychological thriller based on the trilogy of books by Blake Crouch, brings Hollywood to the small screen. Oscar-nominated movie actors, some of whom have never previously been involved in a television project, dominate the heavyweight cast. 647 more words

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Serena (2014) - Grog's Movie Review

Director: Susanne Bier
Writer: Christopher Kyle (no not the American Sniper Chris Kyle)
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Ana Ularu, Sean Harris, Sam Reid, Blake Ritson, Charity Wakefield… 657 more words

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Serena is fired by passion

Serena   ★☆   dirSusanne Bier

Love, madness and corruption collide with catastrophic results in this compelling Depression-era drama.

Based on the… 350 more words


Quick Recommendation: Berberian Sound Studio

In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in the style of the subgenre known as Giallo.  Born in Italy in the 1960s from brilliant directorial minds like Mario Bava and Dario Argento, the films were usually murder mysteries driven by black-gloved killers, soaked in glamorous fashion and gorgeous photography.   118 more words

Underrated Movie of the Week (Feb 1-7)

Now that my movie awards are over, I am starting a new series called the Underrated Movie of the Week.  Every Sunday, I will post a great movie that I feel is not well known as it should be. 246 more words