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John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky (2018) Rated NR

A documentary telling the story of the writing and producing of  John Lennon’s 1971 album, Imagine. The film features interviews and unseen footage of the making of the album. Starring Yoko Ono, Julian Lennon, and Klaus Voormann. This film follows Lennon … Continue reading

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The Last Ship (TNT) Rated TV-14

The crew of a naval destroyer discovers that they are the last ship of survivors when a pandemic kills off most of Earth’s population. Based on the book by William Brinkley. Starring Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, and Charles Parnell. This … Continue reading

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Petals on the Wind (2014) Rated TV-14

Petals on the Wind, the sequel to Flowers in the Attic (2014),  takes place a decade after the Dollanganger children escape from their grandparents’ attic. The secrets that the Dollanganger children try to hide about their past won’t stay hidden; Cathy … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rated PG

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to a magical world led by a kingly lion. Based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, and William Moseley. I know, I’ve said this before, but I am not … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) Rated PG

Four friends vow to stay connected as their lives are pulled in different directions. To help, they find a pair of jeans that fit each one perfectly and decide to pass the jeans around one summer. Based on the book, … Continue reading

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The Book Thief (2013) Rated PG-13

A young German girl during World War II steals books and shares them with others. All the while, her adoptive parents hide a Jewish friend in the basement. Based on the book by Markus Zusak. Starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, … Continue reading

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I, Frankenstein (2014) Rated PG-13

Frankenstein’s creature is caught between two immoral clans. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, and Miranda Otto. This film isn’t as bad as it could have been. Sure, it follows the book in the beginning, but it’s not Mary Shelley’s story. … Continue reading

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Straight A’s (2013) Rated R

A former addict haunted by his mother’s ghost heads home to the family he abandoned. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, and Luke Wilson. This film fits the saying that it isn’t good to judge a book by its cover. The title … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables (1934) Rated NR

A teenage girl is adopted by a couple of elderly siblings on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Starring  Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, and O.P. Heggie. This is a wonderful telling of the classic story by  Lucy Maud Montgomery. The actress Anne … Continue reading

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) Rated NR

A Grinch plans to steal Christmas from the Whos down in Whoville. Based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Starring Boris Karloff, June Foray, and Dal McKennon. This is a classic Christmas story. It’s one of the best animations from Chuck … Continue reading

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