Category Archives: 2000-2009

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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Christmas in Boston (2005) Rated G

Two pen pals who have been writing to each other for 13 years have the chance to meet. However, each sent the other their best friends’ photo instead of their own. Starring Marla Sokoloff, Patrick J. Adams, and Lindy Booth. This … Continue reading

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Christmas on Chestnut Street (2006) Rated TV-PG

A store has overstocked Christmas lights for the holiday season. To sell the abundance of lights, the store starts a contest that puts the town in chaos, but the owner doesn’t want to end the competition. Starring Kristen Dalton, Robert Moloney, … Continue reading

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Perfect Strangers (2001) Rated NR

A family comes together during a reunion that reveals more than expected. Starring Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, and Matthew Macfadyen. This is a great subtle family drama. Here we have a group of family members that come together for a reunion, … Continue reading

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