Tag Archives: based on the book

Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra (2013) Rated TV-MA

The story of megastar Liberace and his six-year romance with Scott Thorson. Based on the book Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace by Scott Thorson. Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, and Eric Zuckerman. I think this film portrays Liberace’s life as well … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013) Rated PG-13

A former United Nations investigator is in a race against time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse. Based on the book, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and … Continue reading

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The Disaster Artist (2017) Rated R

Greg Sestero, an aspiring actor, meets mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class. They become fast friends, each aspiring to make a film. Based on the book, The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby (2013) Rated PG-13

A writer and wall street trader is drawn to his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan. Baz Luhrmann does not disappoint with … Continue reading

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Wonder (2017) Rated PG

 A boy with a genetic deformity starts attending junior high where he tries to make friends. Based on the book by R.J. Palacio. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic This film will bring you to tears. Junior high is tough for … Continue reading

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Killing Lincoln (2013) Rated UR

The compelling events surrounding the assassination of President Lincoln. Based on the book by Bill O’Reilly. Starring Tom Hanks, Regen Wilson, Billy Campbell. Killing Lincoln dives deeper into the events around Lincoln’s assassination by taking us into the past of John Wilkes … Continue reading

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Rated PG-13

 Mark Felt, who under the name of “Deep Throat” helped journalists uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972. Based on the autobiography by Mark Felt.  Starring Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas. The film covers Mark Felt’s journey leading up to the … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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