Category Archives: Rated PG-13

Love & Mercy (2014) Rated PG-13

 In the 60s, The Beach Boys’ leader, Brian Wilson, struggles with his mental illness while writing the song, “Love & Mercy.” Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, and Elizabeth Banks. This film bounces back and forth between two periods in Wilson’s … Continue reading

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The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee (2020) Rated PG-13

Paul Hogan is thrusted into the spotlight again on the eve of being Knighted by the Queen of England. Starring Chevy Chase, Mel Gibson, and Luke Bracey. I thought this film was brilliant. It was Paul Hogan at his best … Continue reading

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First Sunday (2008) Rated PG-13

Two petty criminals try to rob a church, but someone on the staff beat them to it, so they spend the night with the staff to get the money. Starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, and Tracy Morgan. This film is … Continue reading

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9/11: The Falling Man (2006) Rated PG-13

This documentary examines the photo that was taken on 9/11 and tries to identify the man in the picture. Starring Steven Mackintosh and Iliana Guibert. This documentary tells the story of the people who fell out of the towers or … Continue reading

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Everest (2015) Rated PG-13

The story of Robert “Rob” Edwin Hall and Scott Fischer as they team up to ascend Mount Everest in 1996. Starring Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Based on the true story of the disastrous … Continue reading

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Baggage Claim (2013) Rated PG-13

A flight attendant decides that she doesn’t want to be the oldest or only woman in her family to have never wed, so she embarks on a cross-country trip to find a potential suitor. Starring  Paula Patton, Derek Luke, and … Continue reading

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Before We Go (2014) Rated PG-13

Two strangers meet on the streets of New York, and while stranded there for the night, they become each other’s confidants. Starring Chris Evans, Alice Eve, and Emma Fitzpatrick. This film is very reminiscent of the Before Series by Richard … Continue reading

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Mulan (2020) Rated PG-13

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself to become a warrior. Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, and Li Gong. This could’ve been an amazing live action remake of the animated film. Alas, this live action missed the theme that the animation brought to … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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