Category Archives: 2009

Brothers (2009) Rated R

A young man comforts his brother’s wife and child after his brother is missing in action. Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. This film has brilliant performances from all three of the actors, Maguire, who plays the veteran … Continue reading

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Gamer (2009) Rated R

In the future, inmates fight in a mind-control game where if they win, they will be set free. Starring Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, and Michael C. Hall. This film is chaotic. It’s action-packed from start to finish, but there isn’t … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Show (FOX) Rated TV-14

A spin-off of the Family Guy‘s neighbor, Cleveland Brown. Starring Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, and Kevin Michael Richardson. I have yet to see an episode of the Family Guy, but these are not usually the kind of shows that I would … Continue reading

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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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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) Rated PG

A scientist is regarded a failure until he invents a machine that drops food from the sky. Based on the book by Judi and Ron Barrett. Starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, and James Caan. This film does a wonderful job making … Continue reading

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The National Tree (2009) Rated TV-G

A teenager’s spruce tree is chosen to be the National Tree at the White House. Starring Andrew McCarthy, Evan Williams, and Kari Matchett. This is one of those mediocre films from Hallmark. It isn’t the usual romance flick of the holiday … Continue reading

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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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