Category Archives: 2009

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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Last Ride (2009) Rated NR

A boy travels across Australia with his dad, who is wanted for a violent crime. Based on the novel by Denise Young. Starring Hugo Weaving, Tom Russell, Anita Hegh. Brilliant acting, gorgeous cinematography, and a compelling story line make this … Continue reading

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The Path of the Wind (2009) Rated UR

An ex-convict tries to leave behind his past and make a fresh start. Starring Joe Rowley, Liz DuChez, Jennifer Rose. This film could have been much better, but it lacked continuity.  There were a lot of assumptions on the part … Continue reading

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Middle Men (2009) Rated R

Jack Harris is a pioneer in Internet commerce who struggles with his morals, con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars. Based on the true story by Christopher Mallick. Starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan, Jacinda Barrett, … Continue reading

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Disney’s Prep and Landing (2009) Rated TV-G

Wayne gets a new partner when his earlier partner gets promoted. The change causes Wayne to lose his love for the job, and he must be reminded of the joy his work brings. Starring Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift (2009) Rated UR

A stranger comes to town to show everyone the true meaning of Christmas. The film is the third in the series, The Perfect Stranger and Another Perfect Stranger. Starring Jefferson Moore, Christina Fougnie, Matt Wallace. It’s obvious that this movie … Continue reading

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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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