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“Call Me by Your Name” Oscar Well-Deserved

Each year when the Oscar nominees come out, it’s fun to review the list and add the ones that look interesting to my DVD Netflix queue. This year’s movies are just starting to arrive in my mailbox, and the gem

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An Evening in Fredonia With Guitarist Pat Donohue

From Pat Donohue's press page.

I stood in the lobby of the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, in upstate New York, passing the time by looking at my phone while my husband sought out our will-call tickets. We were there to see Pat Donohue, Grammy-winning guitarist.

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Fun with the DVD Netflix + John Grisham Sweepstakes

Disclaimer: I am a member of Netflix’s Director’s program, which gives me free access to movies. If you sign up with my referral link, I may receive a referral reward. I love opening the red envelopes that appear in my

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Blu-ray vs. DVD: Is Blu-ray Worth it?

© Universal Pictures

While waiting in the grocery checkout a couple of years ago, I regarded a small display of movie DVDs, including Annie (2014). For some time, I had been considering purchasing the movie I had so loved in the theater, so

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7 Things to Know About Kato Kaelin

The other night, I watched a DVD called Hail Caesar, which I had mistakenly placed in my Netflix queue, instead of the 2016 version starring Josh Brolin and George Clooney. I decided to watch the 1994 version anyway, which is

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7 Things to Know About the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail)

Recently, I streamed the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life episodes on Netflix and became intrigued when character Lorelai, single mother of grown daughter, Rory, decided to clear her head by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), which would

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Posted in Travel

What’s Your Favorite Movie?

A few months ago, I began to partner with, a Netflix Company. They gave me free access to movies for a year, and in return, I give them feedback and post about the ones that inspire me to write about them.

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Posted in Consumer Life, Culture, Entertainment

7 Things I Like About Netflix DVDs

I’m a movie buff (junkie). I like to be transported into another time and place (escape). I like a darkened movie theater with Surround Sound for a total immersion experience, but there’s something to be said for watching movies in

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