Category Archives: Based on a Novel

Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) Rated G

The classic Charles Dickens Christmas Carol is portrayed by classic Disney animated characters. Starring Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, and Hal Smith. This is one of those classics that should be watched every season, especially if you enjoy Dickens’ classic Christmas … Continue reading

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Jason Bourne (2016) Rated PG-13

The CIA’s operative comes out of hiding to find more secrets about his past. Based on the book series by Robert Ludlum. Starring Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Alicia Vikander. This is not one of the best in the … Continue reading

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The BFG (2016) Rated PG

An orphaned girl befriends a giant who takes her to Giant Country in order to stop the man-eating giants from invading the human world. Based on the book by Roald Dahl. Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, and Penelope Wilton. I … Continue reading

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Little Women (2017) Rated TV-PG

The March sisters navigate love, loss, and the trials of growing up during the American Civil War. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, and Dylan Baker.  I say this each time I do … Continue reading

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Ragdoll (AMC) Rated NR

 Detectives untangle the case of the Ragdoll killer, who combines six murders into one person like a ragdoll. Based on the book by Daniel Cole. Starring Lucy Hale, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, and Thalissa Teixeira.  This show just seems too crazy. There … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Rated NR

A spoiled heir to a fortune comes between his mother and the man she loves. Based on the book by Booth Tarkington. Starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, and Anne Baxter. I’m a little surprised that everyone hypes this film up … Continue reading

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All the King’s Men (2006) Rated PG-13

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel, this film follows the life of a political populist. Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, and Anthony Hopkins. I was not impressed with this film. While the film has a number of talented actors, … Continue reading

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Dune (2021) Rated PG-13

The adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel of a son from a noble family who’s entrusted with the most valuable element in the galaxy. Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac.  I will, again, state my disclaimer … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Blueberry Farm (2016) Rated TV-G

A woman receives a letter from her grandmother to bring to a man that’s living in her childhood home in Maine. Based on the book, The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses. Starring Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas, and … Continue reading

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