Tag Archives: based on the novel

All the King’s Men (2006) Rated PG-13

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel, this film follows the life of a political populist. Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, and Anthony Hopkins. I was not impressed with this film. While the film has a number of talented actors, … Continue reading

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Sex and the City (HBO) Rated TV-14

Four New York women gossip about sex while trying to survive living single in New York City. Based on the novel by Candace Bushnell. Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, and Kristin Davis. I was never a big fan of … Continue reading

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Sandra Brown’s White Hot (2016) Rated TV-G

Sayre Hoyle is a single interior designer who returns to her small town in order to investigate her brother’s death. Based on the novel by Sandra Brown. Starring Shenae Grimes-Beech, Sean Faris, and John Schneider. I’m surprised that Hallmark took … Continue reading

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Hunters (SYFY) Rated NR

  When an FBI agent’s wife disappears, he discovers a government agency that tracks terrorists not of this world. Based on the novel, Alien Hunter, by Whitley Strieber. Starring Nathan Phillips, Britne Oldford, and Mark Coles Smith. I think this … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Based on a Novel, Crime, Drama, Rated NR, reviews, SyFy, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dare Me (USA) Rated NR

A cheerleader plots revenge on the clique that got her expelled. Based on the novel by Megan Abbott. Starring Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen F. Guardiola, and Marlo Kelly. This show seems like it unfolds slowly, but it has little clues along … Continue reading

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The Deadly Companions (1961) Rated NR

An ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman’s son, so he tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral through Indian Territory. Based on the novel by A. S. Fleischman. Starring Maureen O’Hara, Brian Keith, and Steve Cochran. This … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The Alienist (TNT) Rated TV-MA

 A crime reporter and a psychologist team up to investigate a serial killer in New York. Based on the novel “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr. Starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning This is a show that I’ve anticipated. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Based on a Novel, Drama, Mysteries, Rated TV-MA, reviews, TNT, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Warm Bodies (2013) Rated PG-13

A zombie saves a living girl from an attack and starts a relationship with her. Based on the novel by Isaac Marion. Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton. This film is a zombie take on Romeo and Juliet that is … Continue reading

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