Monthly Archives: October 2015

Top Films to Watch on Halloween 2015

 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Rated PG Starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, Pat Welsh A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.  Arsenic and Old … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Mistletoe (2008) Rated TV-G

Nick Crosby  runs Santaville, a year-round Christmas village. When he takes a fall, his daughter must return home to the village that she left years ago. Starring: Tom Arnold, Candace Cameron Bure, Matt Walton, Christopher Wiehl This isn’t one of my favorite Hallmark … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, October 29th, 2015

 Our Brand is Crisis (R) Opens on Friday, October 30 Starring: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie An American woman, well-versed in political campaigns, is sent to the war-torn lands of South America to help install a new leader … Continue reading

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The Last Kingdom (BBC) Rated TV-MA

The year is 872, England is being invaded by the Danes. A Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and brought up as one of them. Now, his loyalties are tested trying to forge his country into a new future. … Continue reading

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The Bastard Executioner (FX) Rated NR

A 14th century warrior is sent by a messenger to lay down his sword and become a journeyman executioner. Starring Lee Jones, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Sam Spruell, Sarah Sweeney, Danny Sapani, Darren Evans, Kurt Sutter, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White, Elen Rhys, Ethan Griffiths, Stephen Moyer This show looked promising, but I … Continue reading

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Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas (2011) Rated G

When Mandie visits her school’s forbidden attic, she discovers a Christmas secret. Based off of Lois Gladys Leppard book series. Starring Kelly Washington, Amanda Waters, Joanna Daniel This is a lovely film for families. Despite its low production value, the story line … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, October 27, 2015

 The Gift (R) A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years. Starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, … Continue reading

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Labor Day (2013) Rated PG-13

One Labor Day weekend, a depressed single mom and her son offer a ride to a wounded man, who changes their lives forever. Starring Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tobey Maguire, Clark Gregg, James Van Der Beek, J.K. Simmons When I first heard about this film, … Continue reading

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Quantico (ABC) Rated TV-14

A young group of FBI recruits at Quantico face scrutiny when one of them is suspected to be a terrorist. Starring Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin, Johanna Braddy This is one of the best shows of the season.  The storyline is strong, with effective … Continue reading

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Maureen O’Hara (1920-2015)

(1920-2015)  The Quiet Man (1952) Rated NR A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.  Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Rated NR When a nice old man who claims to be … Continue reading

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