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Radioactive (PG-13) ★★★

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Hi Carl, Sarah Knight Adamson here, as a reminder I’ve been in the film critique business for over 14 years and a member of Critics Choice Awards in LA. My reviews and interviews can be found on Sarah’s Backstage Pass.Com. This week’s movie is Radioactive; it’s rated PG-13.  The film…

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Greyhound ★★★½

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  This week’s movie is Greyhound streaming on AppleTV+. It’s rated (PG-13) by Sony Pictures. It’s a fast-paced World War II military film written by and starring Tom Hanks! The Greyhound is a US destroyer Naval ship, and Capt. Ernie Krause, played by Tom Hanks, is in command. The film…

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My Spy ★★★

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“My Spy” is an action-comedy movie starring Dave Bautista known for his work in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies playing Drax. Here he plays CIA agent JJ, who is surveilling a 9-year-old (Sophie) played by Chloe Coleman and her mom, played by Parisa Fitz-Henley (Kate). The ever-precocious Sophie discovers…

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The Outpost (★★★★)

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Director Rod Lurie’s excellent, riveting film, “The Outpost,” a military thriller, is based on the bestselling book by Jake Tapper. In 2009, a relatively small group of US soldiers at American COP, (Camp Outpost Keating) in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, just 14 miles west of the Pakistan border, were assaulted by over…

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The Last Dance (ESPN) 10 Episode Series

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  “The Last Dance” is a 10 Part Documentary Series by ESPN that debuted June 2020, covering Michael Jordan’s extraordinary basketball career with the Chicago Bulls dynasty. Leaving no stone uncovered, Jordan’s interviews along with the interviews of the Bulls players, and others such as Scottie Pippin, Steve Kerr Dennis…

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“Shirley” and “Outer Banks” Season 1

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  “Shirley” stars Elizabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson, the acclaimed horror writer of the 1950s. Michael Stuhlbarg plays her husband, Stanley Hyman. The film will stream online and will also open in select drive-in theaters. It’s a drama set after the release of Jackson’s famous short story, “The Lottery,” in…

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