‘Chappaquiddick’ Movie Review

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Based on true accounts of when Senator Kennedy drove his car over a bridge and the passenger, a secretary who worked for his brothers, drowned.  The movie definitely made me aware of a story I was only a little aware of, I have to do some online reading on the facts.

3.5 stars out of 5
PG-13 | 1h 41min | Drama, History, Thriller | 6 April 2018 (USA)
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‘The 15:17 to Paris’ Movie Review

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Based on the true story which is heroic and honorable in itself.  Most of this movie is the back story of the three young heroes and just a few minutes showing the scene which they take down the terrorist.  Not a bad acting start for the three heroes yet the movie overall is not engaging.

2 stars out of 5
PG-13 | 1h 34min | Drama, History, Thriller | 9 February 2018 (USA)
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’12 Strong’ Movie Review

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This movie is based on true accounts of a Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. If it wasn’t a true story it would be hard to believe because the special forces team rode horses in battle against the enemy that had tanks.  I love movies based on true stories, therefore, I enjoyed learning about this classified and successful deployment.  I did enjoy seeing it in #IMAX.

3.5 stars out of 5
R | 2h 10min | Action, Drama, History | 19 January 2018 (USA)
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‘The Post’ Movie Review

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Journalists and those who work in government will really like this movie. The movie is slow in retro topics that in depth didn’t compel me to engage in this movie. The acting is good but not enough for me although with this being a film based on true accounts. Maybe I need to watch it again.

2 stars out of 5
PG-13 | 1h 56min | Biography, Drama, History | 12 January 2018 (USA)
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‘Darkest Hour’ Movie Review

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Historians will love this movie!  I enjoyed revisiting what I learned about this era of time.  The movie is a bit slow yet full of great acting.  Gary Oldman should definitely get an Oscar nomination.

3 stars out of 5
PG-13 | 2h 5min | Biography, Drama, History | 22 November 2017 (USA)
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‘Goodbye, Christopher Robin’ Movie Review

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Based on the true story of Christopher Robin who is the little boy of whom “Winnie the Pooh” was created. He had a loveless childhood from his parents yet a strong loving relationship with his nanny. The imagination of Christopher and his mother started the whole concept of Pooh and all the other characters. His father penned the characters into storybooks which became famously known yet Christopher never wanted the fame and became unpopular in school which led him to never take a penny of profit from the characters so many people love today.  The young Christopher did a great job depicting this true story.

4.5 stars out of 5
PG | 1h 47min | Biography, Family, History
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‘Victoria & Abdul’ Movie Review

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Based on a true story, the Queen strikes up an unlikely loving friendship with an Indian clerk. Lots of laughs while learning about their friendship.

3 stars out of 5
PG-13 | 1h 52min | Biography, Drama, History | 6 October 2017 (USA)
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