Category Archives: 2013

Safe Haven (2013) Rated PG-13

 A young woman with a past comes to Southport, North Carolina where she bonds with a widower. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders. Although I have always been a fan of Nicholas … Continue reading

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Banner 4th of July (2013) Rated NR

 The Banner siblings used to work as a rock band until their sister decided to leave the group. Fifteen years later, their mother tries to reunite the family.  Starring Christian Campbell, Brooke White, Michael Barbuto, Kristin Booth. A typical Hallmark film, except that romance … Continue reading

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Under the Dome (CBS) Rated TV-14

 A mysterious force surrounds the small town of Chester’s Mill, Maine. Trapping the people inside from the outside world, they must learn from each other to understand the dome they live under. Based on the book by Stephen King.  Starring Mike … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad (2013) Rated R

 In 1949, Los Angeles is run by gangsters. To end the corruption, a team of cops take down the leader and work for peace in the city. Starring Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, Josh Brolin. There are great reviews out there about this … Continue reading

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Broken City (2013) Rated R

 An ex-cop seeks redemption after being double crossed by his mayor. Starring  Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper. Although it has great actors, this film was a complete disaster. It has a broken record story line, made worse with plot … Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013) Rated PG-13

Clark Kent must expose himself as Superman when a group of survivors from his past threaten Earth. Starring  Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Christopher Meloni. Of all the superheroes, Superman has always been my favorite. I fell in love … Continue reading

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Graceland (USA) Rated NR

 A rookie FBI agent is sent to a house of undercover agents and is trained by a seasoned agent. Starring Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito, Manny Montana. This is one of those shows that grows on you. At first, I wasn’t sure what … Continue reading

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Space Warriors (2013) Rated PG

 A group of teen  space cadets rescue three astronauts that are stranded in space. Starring Thomas Horn, Josh Lucas, Mira Sorvino, Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover This film is a family film. I wish it was better than it was. The acting was bad even for the … Continue reading

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A Way Back Home (2013) Rated UR

A Hallmark movie based on Norman Rockwell’s painting of Charlie Shuffleton’s barbershop. A famous country singer returns home broken and hurting, in hopes of receiving guidance from a childhood mentor, only to find he has passed away. As memories assault him, … Continue reading

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Motive (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A Vancouver homicide detective tracks down killers by motive. Starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly. I was not impressed with this show, although the premise was  intriguing. In it, a detective tracks down killers by discovering their motives behind each murder. … Continue reading

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