Category Archives: F

The World’s Best (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The World’s Best is a reality show competition where talented acts from all around the world perform in front of three U.S. judges and 50 representatives from different countries. The performers must get 75 votes to go on in the … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Rated PG

A girl is transported to a world with gingerbread soldiers, an army of mice, and sugar plums. Starring Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, and Meera Syal. This is not the ballet version of The Nutcracker, and although I would have loved to … Continue reading

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Salem (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Salem takes a look at what started the Salem Witch trials in 1692. Starring  Janet Montgomery, Shane West, and Seth Gabel. I will say this show has no historical accuracy except that there was a witch trial that took place. … Continue reading

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Instructions Not Included (2013) Rated PG-13

When a bachelor finds a baby on his doorstep, he takes on the challenge of raising her until six years later when the birth mother comes knocking. Starring  Andrés Vázquez, Hugo Stiglitz, and Eugenio Derbez. This is one of those … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) Rated NR

A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a conspiracy. Based on the story by James Thurber and Rosemary Thurber. Starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, and Boris Karloff. I will say – this film is more comical and interesting than the remake … Continue reading

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The Vanishing (2018) Rated R

Three lighthouse keepers find gold that causes them to disappear. Starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, and Connor Swindells. This is an interesting film. It looks at the greed of men and how that greed takes you down a dark hole. The … Continue reading

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Intruders (2011) Rated R

Two children in different countries are visited by a faceless intruder set to possess them. Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, and Daniel Brühl. This is an interesting horror film. I rather liked it even though it doesn’t bring anything new … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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Friend Request (2013) Rated TV-G

Samantha “Sam” Hart believes she found love with a friend request online only to find out it’s the man’s son she friended. Starring Erin Krakow, Ryan McPartlin, and Ian Andrew. This is a sweet Hallmark film with Hart realizing that she’s … Continue reading

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The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) Rated G

The Oogieloves set out to find five magical balloons to make a friend’s birthday party extra special. Starring Misty Miller, Stephanie Renz, and Malerie Grady. This has to be the worst kids movie I’ve seen. The characters perform acts that seem … Continue reading

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