Category Archives: 2005

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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Ordinary Miracles (2005) Rated NR

 A Judge takes a troubled teen into her home after no one else wanted her. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Lyndsy Fonseca, C. Thomas Howell, Corbin Bernsen. An unspectacular Hallmark production, this film travels a well-worn story line. A hard-nosed judge takes in a … Continue reading

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin (2005) Rated G

 Spookley the square pumpkin is teased by the other round pumpkins in the patch, but with his friends, a couple of bats and three spiders, maybe he can be of help. Based on the book, The Legend of Spookley the … Continue reading

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Terry (2005) Rated NR

The film tells the story of Terry Fox and his cross country marathon through Canada with an artificial leg, to raise awareness for cancer research. Starring Shawn Ashmore, Ryan McDonald, Noah Reid. This is a great inspirational film about a … Continue reading

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Thicker Than Water (2005) Rated NR

An attorney discovers that her father was married before she came along, so she travels to the country to discover more about her family. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Wagner, Brian Wimmer. A classic Hallmark film which deals with family issues … Continue reading

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London (2005) Rated R

A man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend during a party in New York City. Starring Chris Evans, Jessica Biel, Joy Bryant, Jason Statham, Kelli Garner, Isla Fisher, Louis C.K., Dane Cook, Paula Patton, Kat Dennings. This is one … Continue reading

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His and Her Christmas (2005) Rated TV-PG

Two columnists from rival newspapers are pitted against each other when one tries to sell the other out. Starring  Dina Meyer, David Sutcliffe, April Telek. I find Sutcliffe enjoyable to watch, and pairing him with  Meyer made for good chemistry.  Still, … Continue reading

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