Category Archives: 2005

Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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Ghost Whisperer (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A newlywed who has the ability to communicate with the deceased, earthbound spirits tries to relay messages to the living amongst skepticism and doubts. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, and Camryn Manheim. This show has a mix of Touched … Continue reading

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Supernatural (WB) Rated TV-14

A pair of brothers follow in their father’s footsteps as hunters who fight evil supernaturals that roam the earth. Starring Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins. This show is written well. The brothers have a backstory together that I … 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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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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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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Egypt (2005) Rated NR

A dramatization of the discoveries of ancient Egypt from exploring the tombs to the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. Starring  Andrew Sachs, Stuart Graham, and Julian Wadham. This miniseries dramatizes the discoveries of ancient Egypt, from Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun’s … Continue reading

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