Category Archives: Drama

Stand by Me (1986) Rated R

After a death of a friend, a group of friends heads off into the woods to find the body. Based on Stephen King’s short story, The Body. Starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell. This film is … Continue reading

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Damien (A&E) Rated TV-14

After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn copes with the knowledge that he is the Anti-Christ. Starring Bradley James, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Omid Abtahi. I think this show doesn’t understand what the Anti-Christ should be. Here is a man who knows … Continue reading

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The Exterminating Angel (1962) Rated UR

The guests at a dinner party find themselves unable to leave. Starring Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere, and José Baviera. This film is surrealism at its finest. The plot and story are not really explained, and the title … Continue reading

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The Gloaming (Starz) Rated TV-MA

Detectives Molly McGee and Alex O’Connell team up to find the killer of an unidentified woman, but they too share a tragic past. Starring Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie, and Aaron Pedersen. This series has the mystery element down, but the … Continue reading

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American History X (1998) Rated R

A former neo-Nazi tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same path as him. Starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, and Beverly D’Angelo. I was not impressed with this film. Neither the story or the characters pull you … Continue reading

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Words and Pictures (2013) Rated PG-13

An art teacher and an English teacher come together and form a rivalry at their school to find if words or pictures are more important. Starring Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, and Bruce Davison. The premise of the this film is … Continue reading

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Whip It (2009) Rated PG-13

In small town in Texas, a misfit discovers a roller derby league in the city. Starring Sarah Habel, Shannon Eagen, and Edward Austin Kelly. To me, there was nothing special about this film. It’s the typical story of the outcast … Continue reading

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Land (2021) Rated PG-13

A bereaved woman decides to live off the grid. Starring Robin Wright, Demián Bichir, and Sarah Dawn Pledge. This film was a pleasant surprise. I wasn’t expecting the story to head in the direction it did. Robin Wright was also … Continue reading

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Unleashing Mr. Darcy (2016) Rated TV-G

A modern day spin on the book by Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth Scott is trying to find direction in her life while she has an opportunity to show her dog in a New York dog show. Starring Cindy … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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