Matt Wymer

Published on February 8th, 2016 | by TLV News

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The Flicker Box: Movies, Television, and Streaming Content Reviews and Recommendations

The Flicker Box- Think Inside the Box

On the Reel

The Boythe boy_web

Starring Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, and one freaky doll

I went into this movie expecting some frights, laughs, and possibly needing to bury my kids’ stuffed animals afterwards. I did not expect it to be as good as it was. Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead) plays an American nanny who travels to a small English village looking for a fresh start. She takes an unusual job opportunity that grows increasingly strange. Will she get her fresh start or a dead end? Take a Friend to grab when you’re scared, but leave the kids at home. This movie is no Child’s Play.

Kung Fu Panda 3Kung-Fu-Panda-3_web

Starring Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, J.K. Simmons, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogan, Lucy Liu, Angelina Jolie

Visually stunning and heartwarming, this is the perfect third movie for this series. Po is once again pushed past the limits he sets for himself on his journey to become the Dragon Warrior. Epic battles, family reunions, and prophecies fulfilled make this movie perfect for everyone in the family. So take the family with you to see this awesome animation.

On the Tube

portlandia-lg_620_350Portlandia (IFC, Thursdays, 9pm)

Starring Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein

This off the wall sketch comedy show is going strong into its sixth season. This show excels at poking fun at West Coast culture and life in general. Join Fred, Carrie, and their famous friends as they explore the best ways to Keep Portland Weird. You can Catch up on the first six seasons on IFC.com.

On the Tablet

Meet The Patels (Netflix)meet the patels_web

Starring Ravi Patel

This charming documentary is a look at love and marriage through traditional Indian and modern perspectives. We follow the Actor/Comedian Ravi Patel as he wrestles his emotions and exceptions in his search for love. This film gives us a sociological look into the lives of the children of immigrants and the pressures of tradition in a modern world. Watch this movie; it will fill you with love and hope!

murderer_webMaking A Murderer (Netflix series)

This is a heart-wrenching look at the Wisconsin judicial system. We follow the true story of Steven Avery from 1985 to present. Through one miscarriage of justice to another, Avery suffers at the hands of the local and state officials. Watching filled me with the urge to go to law school to fight for the little guy. In a land where justice is blind, injustice should be intolerable. The Local Voice Ligature

The Flicker Box: Movies, Television, and Streaming Content Reviews and Recommendations
The Flicker Box: Movies, Television, and Streaming Content Reviews and Recommendations

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The Local Voice is a bimonthly entertainment guide and newspaper based in Oxford, Mississippi, covering and distributed in North Central Mississippi, including Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Abbeville, Water Valley, Lafayette County, Yalobusha County, and parts of Panola County, Marshall County, and Tupelo . The Local Voice is distributed free to over 255 locations in North Mississippi and also available as a full color PDF download worldwide on the internet.



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