Category Archives: Based on a Novel

The Christmas Blessing (2005) Rated TV-G

A doctor returns home where a romance blooms and his past haunts him. Based on the book by Donna VanLiere. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, and Angus T. Jones. This is the sequel to The Christmas Shoes, where we … 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

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

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Rated PG-13

Bilbo and company rage in a war against the combatants to save the Lonely Mountain from falling into the darkness. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and Richard Armitage. In this film, Peter Jackson … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Adventure, Based on a Novel, Fantasy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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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 Call of the Wild (2020) Rated PG

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Yukon. Based on the book by Jack London. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. This film brings Jack London’s thrilling book to life. The only downside to the film is … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Adventure, Based on a Novel, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) Rated PG-13

Clary Fray learns that she comes from a line of warriors who protect the world from demons. She joins forces with people like her and heads to a land called Shadow World. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Lily … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Action, Based on a Novel, Fantasy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love’s Abiding Joy (2006) Rated PG

Missie and Willie Lahaye move west and settle, but still, hardships continue as Missie wants to teach and Willie attends to their young daughter. Life and death happen as they both try to survive the harsh reality of the west. … Continue reading

Posted in 2006, Based on a Novel, Drama, Family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Longmire (A&E) Rated NR

 Longmire is a dedicated sheriff in Wyoming following the death of his wife he faces his job with a brave face and a dry wit. Based on the book series by Craig Johnson. Starring Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, A & E, Action, Based on a Novel, Crime, Rated NR, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dare Me (USA) Rated NR

A cheerleader plots revenge on the clique that got her expelled. Based on the novel by Megan Abbott. Starring Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen F. Guardiola, and Marlo Kelly. This show seems like it unfolds slowly, but it has little clues along … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Based on a Novel, Crime, Mysteries, Rated NR, reviews, Tv Shows, USA Network | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment