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Red Dawn (1984)

  Genre: Drama, Action Jop’s Rating: 9/10 This older version is far more entertaining than today’s remake.  Talents like the late Great Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen lead this teenage group in their first time major movie roles into becoming… Continue Reading →

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

Genre: Drama, Action Jop’s Rating: 10/10 Kevin Costner is Robin Hood in this updated version of a historical love story and battle for freedom and rites.  Morgan Freeman completes this duo and they team together in becoming thieves before heroes… Continue Reading →

Fatal Beauty (1987)

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Action Jop’s Rating:  7/10 Whoopie Goldberg is her comedic self in this film of a tough undercover cop that can’t let go of a proving a drug dealer’s true colors as he hides behind a reputation of… Continue Reading →

Shakedown (1988)

    Genre: Action, Drama Jop’s Rating: 7/10 Great action film with Sam Elliot and Peter Weller. Story of Peter Weller’s character being a lawyer, engaged to a younger woman, spends his last week in court defending a drug dealer… Continue Reading →

Devils Wears Prada (2006)

      Genre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 9/10 Meryl Streep is suburb in this role of a catty runway fashion Magazine, not quite the romantic anymore 🙂 She makes a point in being tough on the new girl Anne Hathaway, along… Continue Reading →

Heartburn (1986)

  Genre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 9/10 Excellent drama with Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson about two people who fall in love at their first meeting and Jack the sworn singleton, believes he has found his soul mate, proposes to Meryl…. Continue Reading →

Parenthood (1989)

Genre: Drama, Comedy Jop’s Rating: 10/10 Fantastic film with an all star cast that tells the story of a large family with three generations and siblings. A movie made of honest and realism which is balanced with both comedic and dramatic… Continue Reading →

A Private Matter (1992)

Genre: Drama, True Story Jop’s Rating: 8/10 Sissy Spacek and Aidan Quinn are wonderful in telling this true story of a historical event of a popular children’s television show in the early 1960’s.  The program, Romper Room 🙂 Yes, I… Continue Reading →

Cleaner (2007)

    Genre: Drama, Mystery Jop’s Rating: 9/10 A re-tired cop Samuel L. Jackson, is now making his living as a crime scene cleaner.  As a single father supporting his only daughter Keke Palmer, he works this self employed business… Continue Reading →

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