Category Archives: Rated PG-13

All’s Faire in Love (2009) Rated PG-13

 Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance fairs. Starring Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Ann-Margret, Matthew Lillard, Cedric the Entertainer. This film has some laughs, but overall I thought it was ridiculous. Of course, they poke fun at Renaissance … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

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Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) Rated PG-13

A corporate actuary heads back to her home town to shut down a factory run by an ex-boyfriend. Starring Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore, Linda Darlow, Alan Thicke. This film hits all the right notes for a holiday TV movie. There is the widower … Continue reading

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Safe Haven (2013) Rated PG-13

 A young woman with a past comes to Southport, North Carolina where she bonds with a widower. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders. Although I have always been a fan of Nicholas … Continue reading

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Hitchcock (2012) Rated PG-13

 Hitchcock takes us into the life of Alfred Hitchcock and his wife,  Alma Reville, during the filming of Psycho in 1959. Based on the book, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Toni … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (1986) Rated PG-13

 A group of friends discover a deed to a house and dream of turning it into a rock n’ roll hotel. Starring Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Marisa Tomei. This film is really out there. Poor writing, direction, and production plague every … Continue reading

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Heart and Souls (1993) Rated PG-13

 A businessman is reunited with his guardian angels from childhood in order for them to pass into the afterlife and giving him a reason to live. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Charles Grodin, Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, Elisabeth Shue. This is one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Rated PG-13

With the help of Captain Jack Sparrow, Henry Turner searches for the trident of Poseidon to save his father from his curse. Starring Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Paul McCartney. This is an attempt to reboot a series by moving on to the … Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013) Rated PG-13

Clark Kent must expose himself as Superman when a group of survivors from his past threaten Earth. Starring  Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Christopher Meloni. Of all the superheroes, Superman has always been my favorite. I fell in love … Continue reading

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