Category Archives: B

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Rated PG-13

On Halloween 1968, Stella discovers a book that writes it’s own stories. Based on the book series by Alvin Schwartz. Starring Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, and Gabriel Rush. Stella and her three friends are faced with their fears when … Continue reading

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) Rated PG

 Alexander, always seems to have a bad day but when the worst day of his life seems to happen the bad day expands to his family. Based on the book by Judith Viorst. Starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Based on a novel, comedy, Disney, family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gone Girl (2014) Rated R

When a wife disappears, the media focus surrounds her husband, wondering whether or not he is innocent. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris. This is a wonderful adaptation of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Based on a novel, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Mysteries, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Godfather of Harlem (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A show depicts the life of Bumpy Johnson, a gangster in 1960s Harlem. Starring Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, and Demi Singleton. Bumpy returns to Harlem after being in the Alcatraz penitentiary for 11 years. He’s coming back to a new … Continue reading

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The Ark (2015) Rated TV-PG

A retelling of the story of Noah and the ark. Starring David Threlfall, Joanne Whalley, and Ashley Walters. This is an interesting retelling of the Bible story. It is not historically or Biblically accurate. The story expands not just to … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Biblical Films, British Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) Rated PG-13

The telling of Mary’s life before conception, during pregnancy, and the birth of Jesus. Starring Christian Bale, Pernilla August, and Melinda Kinnaman. This film is one that doesn’t include historically accurate storytelling. There is a lot that they take out … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Biblical Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marie de Nazareth (1995) Rated NR

In Nazareth, a young girl lives a normal life until she is visited by an Angel and told she will give birth to a boy named Jesus. Starring Myriam Muller, Didier Bienaimé, and Eric Jakobiak. This film has some positive … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, Biblical Films, Drama, films, French Film, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

Posted in 1943, Based on a novel, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Biography, Brazilian Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Driven (2018) Rated R

A drama about John DeLorean and his friendship with Jim Hoffman, an FBI informant. Starring Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, and Jason Sudeikis. I’m not sure how much truth there is to this story, but the film doesn’t have the best … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment