8 films and mini-series to see before you vote

My ears perked up back in March when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz defended his wife, Heidi, after Donald Trump threatened to "spill the beans" about her. Cruz came back with a threat of his own that sounded like it was straight out of the 1995 film "The American President" when President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) stood up for his girlfriend (Annette Bening) to his opponent Sen. Bob Rumson (Richard Dreyfuss) who had defamed her: "You want a character debate, Bob? You better stick with me, 'cause … [Read more...]

The INNdustry with Sister Rose, Oscars Edition “Silver Linings Playbook” “Django Unchained” “Lincoln”

Here are more reviews from The IN Network from the Jesuits:The INNdustry with Sister Rose, Oscars Edition "Silver Linings Playbook"The INNdustry with Sister Rose, Oscars Edition "Django Unchained"The INNdustry with Sister Rose, Oscars Edition, "Lincoln" … [Read more...]

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream, PBS, check local listings & Hulu

The notice announcing Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney’s new documentary “Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream” included a photo of 740 Park Avenue, a luxury apartment building in Manhattan. I was rendered completely curious so I replied immediately to the publicist and requested a screener. (Gibney's previous films include "Taxi form the Dark Side" and "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room").You see, my great aunt lived at 740 Park Avenue for almost thirty years. Her n … [Read more...]


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