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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ( Nickelodeon) Rated TV-Y7

Four mutant turtle brothers go on adventures where they tap into their mystic ninja powers. Starring  Omar Benson Miller, Josh Brener, and Ben Schwartz. This is not your classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The animation is nice, but it was hard … Continue reading

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Witches of East End (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

The adventures of a mother and her three daughters, who are unaware that they come from a family of witches. Based on the books by Melissa de la Cruz. Starring Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, and Jenna Dewan Tatum. This was a fun … Continue reading

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Alice Adams (1935) Rated NR

 The adventures of two social-climbing women in small town America. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable This is one of those films that are a gem to stumble upon. Katharine Hepburn enjoyed playing Alice Adams and it shows. Alice … Continue reading

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Touch the Sun: Devil’s Hill (1988) Rated NR

Three kids’ whose mother is ill are sent to their cousin’s farm in remote Tasmania. Starring Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus. Part of a TV film series which highlights different regions of Australia, this film is the cute, family friendly … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1986) Rated NR

 In the 1840s, two boys get into mischief with body snatchers and girls. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Scott Higgins, Jane Harders, Michael Pate. A brilliant, animated rendition of a classic story, this film is perfect for children. It’s … Continue reading

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Get Shorty (Epix) Rated NR

 A TV show based on the novel by Elmore Leonard about a mobster turned movie producer. Starring Sean Bridgers, Carolyn Dodd, Isaac Keys, Chris O’Dowd, Lidia Porto, Goya Robles, Ray Romano, Lucy Walters. Epix tends to create good quality series, and this show is no exception. O’Dowd puts … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rated PG-13

The adventures of Newt Scamander in New York’s community of witches and wizards. Based on the novel by  J. K. Rowling. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Sam Redford, Scott Goldman, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Johnny Depp. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Finding Dory (2016) Rated PG

In this sequel to Finding Nemo, Dory, the blue tang fish, is looking for her parents. Starring  Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill. This is another fantastic story by Disney.  While out swimming along the reef one day, Dory remembers … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Rated PG-13

A couple of kids run away, forcing a search party to look for them. Starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Jason Schwartzman. This is a gem of a film. In his … Continue reading

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