Category Archives: 2015

Saints & Strangers (2015) Rated NR

This miniseries presents the story of the Mayflower and the first year of the pilgrims in America. Starring Vincent Kartheiser, Kalani Queypo, and Tatanka Means. This miniseries does a fairly good job and gives us an even view of the … Continue reading

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Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Mackenzie inherits her Aunt’s inn and decides to sell it. However, fixing it up proves to be challenging until the Christmas magic takes over. Starring Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, and Dermot Mulroney. This film is the usual Hallmark Christmas film … Continue reading

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Paper Towns (2015) Rated PG-13

After an all-night adventure, Quentin’s crush disappears, leaving a trail of clues to follow. Based on the book by John Green. Starring Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, and Austin Abrams. This film has an interesting story, but there is so much … Continue reading

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Bloodline (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A family must come to terms with their secrets and scars when the oldest son comes home. Starring Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, and Norbert Leo Butz. The first episode has good writing; it’s a thriller where you have no idea … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride (2015) Rated PG-13

The lives of a young couple intertwine with the life of an older man who’s reliving a romance of his own. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, and Alan Alda. This is one of … Continue reading

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Woman in Gold (2015) Rated PG-13

A Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover her family’s artwork stolen during WWII. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, and Daniel Brühl. I thought this was great storytelling of true events – the art that was stolen during … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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The Grinder (FOX) Rated TV-PG

A television lawyer moves back home to his small town, where he believes that his time on TV makes him knowledgeable about running his family’s law practice. Starring Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, and Mary Elizabeth Ellis. The show has a … Continue reading

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Mortdecai (2015) Rated R

Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting that would lead him to lost gold, and all the while, law enforcement is on his tail. Based on the books, Mortdecai Trilogy, by Kyril Bonfiglioli. Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, and … Continue reading

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Wild Horses (2015) Rated R

A detective opens a missing boy case and believes the local rancher is involved. Starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, and Darien Willardson. This isn’t the best film. The story is intriguing, but there are continuity issues as well as plot … Continue reading

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