Category Archives: 2009

It’s Complicated (2009) Rated R

At their son’s graduation, a divorced couple reunites, but one of them has already remarried. Starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, and Alec Baldwin. This film is only complicated for the characters involved. Having been divorced for ten years, Jane and Jake … Continue reading

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Modern Family (ABC) Rated TV-PG

Three different families, all related to one another, face trials and tribulations in comedic ways. Starring Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, and Julie Bowen. This show portrays the heart of a family. No matter the trials and tribulations each person faces, they … Continue reading

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The Rebound (2009) Rated R

A single mom is captivated by a younger, sexy new neighbor. Starring  Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, Andrew Cherry. This is a mediocre romance- fun and cute at times, but easily forgettable. The chemistry is there between the actors, and the … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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All’s Faire in Love (2009) Rated PG-13

 Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance fairs. Starring Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Ann-Margret, Matthew Lillard, Cedric the Entertainer. This film has some laughs, but overall I thought it was ridiculous. Of course, they poke fun at Renaissance … Continue reading

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From Time to Time (2009) Rated PG

 A boy visiting his grandmother discovers he can travel between two centuries and unlocks family history mysteries. Based on the book, The Chimneys of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston. Starring Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Dominic West. I wanted to watch this … Continue reading

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The Lightkeepers (2009) Rated PG

A lighthouse keeper in 1912 on Cape Cod, who vows not to have anything to do with women, finds two of them staying in the cottage next door for the summer. Starring Blythe Danner, Richard Dreyfuss, Bruce Dern, Mamie Gummer, … Continue reading

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500 Days of Summer (2009) Rated PG-13

A romantic comedy about a girl who doesn’t believe in true love and the man who falls for her. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg, Rachel Boston, Minka Kelly. As one … Continue reading

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Toys in the Attic (2009) Rated PG

A teddy bear, a mechanical mouse, and a marionette  join together to rescue Buttercup the doll from the Land of Evil. Starring Forest Whitaker, Joan Cusack, Vivian Schilling, Cary Elwes. A group of discarded toys left in the attic of … Continue reading

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9 (2009) Rated PG-13

A doll in post-apocalyptic future might hold the key to humanity’s salvation. Starring Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover, Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood. It took me a long time to watch this film, mostly because I really … Continue reading

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