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MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

“Transcendence” and Good Friday seemed to go together in this biblical version of the birth, death and resurrection of artificial intelligence (AI). Even though I love science fiction, this may be one you want to pass over.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Non-Stop’ Keeps up the Action

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Non-Stop’ Keeps up the Action

The new dramatic thriller “Non-Stop” opened today, and I bought a ticket to this wild ride. Now I feel a little like Quint from “Jaws,” as I walked out of the theater screaming, “I will never get on a plane again.”

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Dares Us to Live the Dream

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Dares Us to Live the Dream

We are all Walter Mitty in some form. We are all ordinary people with big dreams of doing something extraordinary one day. Very few actually have the courage to take that leap of faith.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Philomena’ Reunion of Mother, Son Tugs at Heartstrings

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Philomena’ Reunion of Mother, Son Tugs at Heartstrings

This is the true life story of Philomena Lee (played by Judi Dench from “Skyfall”), a young girl in Ireland, who went to a carnival and came home with the boobie – I mean, baby prize. Her father was so ashamed he turned her over to the nuns at the local convent.

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Manassas Midwives Honored in Richmond

Manassas Midwives Honored in Richmond

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments | Community

Sheila Mathis and and Kathleen McClelland of Manassas Midwifery & Women’s Health Center were presented the Birth Matters Virginia 2013 Birth Advocate of the Year Award.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Gravity’ Is “Out of this World”

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Gravity’ Is “Out of this World”

I am a big fan of “Gravity,” as I use it every day, but seldom do I see it presented so well in a feature film. I have to admit, this movie is out of this world

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Thanks for Sharing’ Semi-Humorously Chronicles Recovery of Sex Addict

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Thanks for Sharing’ Semi-Humorously Chronicles Recovery of Sex Addict

| September 22, 2013 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

So if you think that addiction should not be laughed at, step up and see this movie that I am giving 3 ½ stars out of 5. If you want to snicker at sex addiction, then I guess you can see it as well.

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‘Pacific Rim’ Is a Rock ‘Em-Sock ‘Em Bad Movie

‘Pacific Rim’ Is a Rock ‘Em-Sock ‘Em Bad Movie

Today I saw “Pacific Rim,” which should have been called “Godzilla versus Rock ’Em Sock ’Em Robots.” That’s what it looked like in the trailers, and that’s what it is.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Moseys Along

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Moseys Along

I gotta say, it was not horrible, and I know that is not a ringing endorsement. The filmmakers seemed to want to connect to the slow pace of old westerns, but the way they did it gave me saddle sores.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me’ Is Mostly an Illusion

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Now You See Me’ Is Mostly an Illusion

“Now You See Me” is a star-studded crime thriller that reveals itself to be mostly an illusion.

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