Category Archives: 2013

The Millers (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A divorced reporter is looking forward to single life when his parents’ marriage begins to unravel. Starring J.B. Smoove, Nelson Franklin, and Margo Martindale. The show is interesting, and I thought that once it found its footing, the show would be … Continue reading

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The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC) Rated NR

A comedy inspired by the life of Michael J. Fox. Starring Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, and Wendell Pierce. I was really rooting for this show. I’ve always enjoyed watching Fox, but this show just doesn’t seem to fit him. Surprisingly, … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra (2013) Rated TV-MA

The story of megastar Liberace and his six-year romance with Scott Thorson. Based on the book Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace by Scott Thorson. Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, and Eric Zuckerman. I think this film portrays Liberace’s life as well … Continue reading

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The Big Wedding (2013) Rated R

A long-divorced couple fakes being together for a family wedding. Starring Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, and Diane Keaton. This film’s jokes revolve around sex. I know that I sound arduous, but I’ll say this again: sex jokes are a cheap … Continue reading

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Super Fun Night (ABC) Rated NR

A group of female friends decides to have a “Super Fun Night” every Friday night. Starring  Rebel Wilson, Kevin Bishop, and Liza Lapira. Yes, the show is exactly what you expect it to be: three friends go out and party … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) Rated PG-13

Starfleet finds a terrorist among them. Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana. As a daughter of a Trekkie, I’m getting rather irritated by this new timeline that they have decided to follow. I felt that this movie went farther … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013) Rated PG-13

A former United Nations investigator is in a race against time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse. Based on the book, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and … Continue reading

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A Madea Christmas (2013) Rated PG-13

Madea travels to a rural town to help a friend pay her daughter a visit. Starring Tyler Perry, Anna Maria Horsford, and Tika Sumpter. I’m not a huge Madea fan, but I do enjoy Tyler Perry. This film takes Madea … Continue reading

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Back in the Game (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A recently divorced mother moves back in with her father, a former baseball player, to help raise her son. Starring James Caan, Maggie Lawson, and Benjamin Koldyke. This is one of those shows that has nothing much going for it. It’s … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther (2013) Rated NR

Esther becomes the new queen to  King Xerxes of Persia. Starring  Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, and John Clement. I wish I could recommend this film but I can not. The film uses the Biblical story of Esther as a base, … Continue reading

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