Category Archives: 2000-2009

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Rated PG-13

Edward leaves Bella after she is attacked, which causes her to fall into depression and a subsequent relationship with a childhood friend. Based on the book New Moon by Stephenie Meyer. Starring Kristen Stewart, Christina Jastrzembska, and Robert Pattinson. This film … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rated PG

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to a magical world led by a kingly lion. Based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, and William Moseley. I know, I’ve said this before, but I am not … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) Rated PG

Four friends vow to stay connected as their lives are pulled in different directions. To help, they find a pair of jeans that fit each one perfectly and decide to pass the jeans around one summer. Based on the book, … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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We Own the Night (2007) Rated R

Two brothers on opposite sides of the law come together to take down Russian Mafia hitmen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Danny Hoch. This film is a great character-driven thriller, as two brothers divided by the law come together to … Continue reading

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The Madagascar Penguins in Christmas Caper (2005) Rated G

The penguins at the Central Park Zoo go on an adventure during Christmas Eve. Starring Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, and Christopher Knights. This is a cute short in which the penguins of Madagascar continue their antics during Christmas Eve as one … Continue reading

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) Rated PG-13

Ron Burgundy is a top rated reporter in the San Diego area when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor. Starring Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, and Paul Rudd. Surprisingly, I enjoyed this comedy. The film comes off as more of a … Continue reading

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Unaccompanied Minors (2006) Rated PG

A group of unaccompanied minors bonds while stranded at Hoover International Airport on Christmas Eve. Starring Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, and Tyler James Williams. This is a far-fetched story of kids being kids running amuck through an airport late at night. … Continue reading

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The Reading Room (2005) Rated PG

Making good on a promise for his wife, a widower, opens a reading room for people to learn to read, but problems in the neighborhood threaten the room. Starring James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, and Douglas Spain. This is a great … Continue reading

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How I Met Your Mother (CBS) Rated TV-14

A father recounts the story of how he met his children’s mother. Starring  Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, and Cobie Smulders. I have watched this entire series, but I just watched the pilot episode again, and I have to say that … Continue reading

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