Monthly Archives: May 2010

Emily of New Moon (1998)

Rated NR If you are a fan of Anne of Green Gables, give this series a try. It’s based on the books by L.M. Montgomery under the same name.  It has all the things you loved about Ms. Montgomery’s writing. I … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films

In honor of Memorial Day here is a list of films to honor our veterans. Thank you to all who serve. Black Hawk Down (2001) Rated UR When U.S. Rangers and an élite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two … Continue reading

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Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)

      “…because the reality of things going on around me is more interesting than the fantasies of the world I work in.” -Dennis Hopper Hoosiers (1986) Rated PG High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are … Continue reading

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Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Rated R This film is visually stunning.  Nearly blind Selma lives in a mental world of fantastical song and dance. The colors of this mental world are brilliantly vibrant. The film seamlessly flows though the song and dance to tell a poignant story … Continue reading

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Lost (ABC)

I have watched the series Lost from the beginning. Been fascinated, confused, intrigued, angry and every other emotion you could think of though these last six years. It has everyone upset that they did not answer every question that they left … Continue reading

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Tv Series That You May Have Missed

Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009) Join Adama  and Laura  as they lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors (from the destroyed colonies of Kobol) in search of a mythical planet called Earth. But beware, the robot race of Cylons is in hot pursuit … Continue reading

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Avatar (2009)

Rated PG-13 I saw this film in 3-D. Was it worth it? Ahh, no, I don’t think so.  I couldn’t tell if the movie really was in 3-D. Did that make it worth it? I don’t think so, I wanted to transported to … Continue reading

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John Hughes (1950-2009)

1950-2009 I’m a girl who grew up in the 80’s and the director I remember the most is John Hughes.  I love his movies, all of them. There isn’t one that I dislike. What director has understood teen angst better … Continue reading

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Shake Hands with the Devil (2005)

Rated NR This film affected me very personally.  The film follows Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire who led a peacekeeping mission in Rwanda during the genocide of 1994. I am very personally affected by the Rwanda genocide.  I have a friend that is … Continue reading

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Christian Films

Here’s my deal with Christian films. Don’t get me wrong I love these films. I’m thankful we have clean enjoyable films out there. But…and this is a big but…Christian films seem to latch onto a message. A message that they … Continue reading

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