Category Archives: B

The Dark Tower (2017) Rated PG-13

A boy has visions of a dark tower under attack by a man in black. He joins forces with the tower’s guardian to stop the destruction. Based on the series by Stephen King. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, and Tom … Continue reading

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Eddie the Eagle (2015) Rated PG-13

The film is based on the life of Eddie Edwards, who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Starring Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Taron Egerton, and Hugh Jackman. This film is one of those underdog true life … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Based on a True Story, Biography, Comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

13 Hours (2016) Rated R

The film follows the six-member security team that came to protect the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, when under attack by militants on September 11, 2012. Based on the book by Mitchell Zuckoff. Starring John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, and Pablo Schreiber. … Continue reading

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The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, AMC, Based on a Novel, British Films, Crime, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016) Rated TV-PG

When Aurora shows a house for her mother, the client finds a rival realtor in the backyard. Based on the book by Charlaine Harris. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, and Marilu Henner. This film is one of the few where Aurora … Continue reading

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The Night Manager (AMC) Rated TV-14

The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to work in an arms dealer’s inner circle. Based on the book by John Le Carré. Starring Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, and Elizabeth Debicki. The Night Manager is a series that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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The 33 (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on real life events when a gold and copper mine collapses and traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. This film is based on the true events of the 33 miners … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 5th Wave (2016) Rated PG-13

Four waves of alien invasions have left the Earth in ruin – meanwhile, a sister seeks to find her brother. Based on the book by  Rick Yancey. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, and Gabriela Lopez. This is basically another … Continue reading

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Little Birds (Starz) Rated TV-MA

The TV adaptation of Anais Nin’s infamous collection of erotic short stories. Starring Juno Temple, Yumna Marwan, and Hugh Skinner. I watched the trailer for this show before actually watching it and I was thinking to myself, I’m not sure … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, based on a short story, Drama, Rated TV-MA, reviews, Romance, Starz, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment