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So, what will you see this weekend at the movies?

Movie time! So currently at the box office your top 3 from last weekend are:

3. Liam Neeson's "The Commuter"  with over 13 million

2. Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep in "The Post" with over 19 million

1. Duane Johnson ( The Rock) & Kevin Hart in Jumanji with over 28 million and a total of over 284 million since its Christmas release!


Here are my top 3 picks for this weekend!

 12 Strong is filled with action and based on events after 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission - starring Chris Hemsworth

Gerard Butler and 50 Cent, I mean Curtis Jackson star in DEN OF THIEVES set in  Los Angeles following the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles

Daniel Day Lewis, winner of 3 Oscars for Best Actor announced during the making of this film, it would be his last. He claims this film left him overwhelmed with sadness. Phantom Thread could also be his 4th win for Oscar Gold as he plays a 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker...

This weekend is filled with wonderful WINTER EVENTS and home improvement events with The Hartford Home Show and outdoor living with the Northeast RV & Camping show too!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE EVENTS

Here are a few I'd like to highlight -

Get some great eats as this is the last weekend for Taste of Middlesex on Main Street in Middletown! 

Saturday night your kids may be at this concert at Mohegan Sun's Arena "Walk the Moon" is an Ohio band with hits like Anna Sun & Shut Up And Dance & One Foot 

Wrap up your weekend in style with a Jazz Brunch & Art!! Jazz Brunch: The Survivors Swing Four at The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art - Enjoy a brunch buffet with live jazz by The Survivors Swing Four. Tickets include museum admission, jazz and brunch. visit www.thewadsworth.org there are 2 seatings at 10:30am and 12:30pm 

Now go out and make it a Better Weekend!

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