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Sarah Adamson

Ozark and Never Have I Ever

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Ozark Season 3 on Netflix, it’s a drama. Jason Bateman, Marty, and Laura Linney, Wendy star in the series as husband and wife. In Season 1, Marty and his family live in Naperville, a suburb of Chicago, and quickly leave for the Ozarks as Marty is part of a money-laundering…

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Selah and the Spades (R) ★★★½

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  “Selah and the Spades” is a High School drama with anti-hero Selah who claims her throne. Five factions run a Pennsylvania boarding school’s student body. Selah Summers, played by Lovie Simone, runs the most powerful group, the Spades. They sell illegal alcohol and pills. As tensions between the factions…

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Abe (NR) ★★★

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The setting is Brooklyn, NY, where 12-year-old Abe, played by Noah Schnapp, (best known as Will Byers in “Stranger Things”), lives with endless family conflict. His father, (Arian Moayed) is Muslim, and atheist and his mother (Dagmara Dominczyk) are Jewish, while religious. All of Abe’s grandparents come over every night…

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Onward (PG-13) ★★★

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Disney/Pixar” s animation and fantasy film “Onward” takes place in a suburban fantasy world. Two teenage elf brothers Ian, aged 16 voiced by Tom Holland of “Spiderman” fame, and his older brother Barley voiced by Chris Pratt of “Guardians of the Galaxy” fame. When Ian was only one year old,…

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The Way Back (PG-13) ★★★

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Ben Affleck in a sports drama by Warner Bros. Pictures. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the closing of movie theaters the film is now streaming online. Affleck, plays Jack an alcoholic construction worker who’s recruited to be the new head coach of a struggling High School basketball team. Here’s…

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Emma (PG) ★★★

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  “Emma,” by Focus Features, is based on Jane Austen’s beloved comedic books about finding your equal in life—as well as your happy ending. Anya Taylor-Joy portrays Emma Woodhouse. Emma Woodhouse is an attractive young woman that lives in a large mansion on the Hartford estate in North London. She…

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Sonic: The Hedgehog (PG) ★ ★★

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  It is an action and adventure comedy film based on the video game, by Paramount Pictures, Ben Schwartz voices Sonic, and Jim Carrey voices the villain Dr. Robotnik. Sonic, a lightning-fast blue hedgehog, is having trouble fitting in on Earth. His friend Tom played (James Marsden) helps him hide…

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The Photograph (PG-13) ★★★

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  The film is a romantic comedy by Universal Pictures starring Mae Morton as Issa Rae, a photographer whose estranged mother is a famous photographer. Upon finding a photograph in a safe-deposit box of her mother, Mae begins a journey of unlocking her mother’s past, what she didn’t count on…

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