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The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) Rated PG

 Young Huck Finn yearns for adventure, he leaves his home with a runaway slave Jim to head down the Mississippi to free states. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards, Ron Perlman, Anne Heche This … Continue reading

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Battle Hymn (1957) Rated NR

 A bomber pilot turned minister rejoins the service during the Korean War.  Based on the true story of  Colonel Dean E. Hess and his book, Battle Hymn, 1956 autobiography. Starring Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Alan Hale Jr. This film is unlike any … 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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The Shell Seekers (1989) Rated PG

With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope must discover the secret to happiness for her future. Based on the book by Rosemunde Pilcher. Starring Angela Lansbury, Irene Worth, Sam Wanamaker I could identify with the characters in … Continue reading

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101 Dalmatians (1996) Rated G

Live-action film to the story of 101 Dalmatians written by Dodie Smith. Starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie. This live-action film is based on the book and the 1961 animated film by the same name. … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story (1984) Rated PG

A boy discovers a fantasy world through the pages of an old book. Based on the novel by Michael Ende. Starring Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Chris Eastman, Noah Hathaway. A wonderful fantasy about a boy named Bastian who struggles with his … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Rated PG-13

A shy freshman is taken under the wings of a couple of seniors. Based on the book by Stephen Chbosky.  Starring Logan Lerman, Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd, Emma Watson, Mae Whitman, Joan Cusack. Wow, this movie … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Rated PG-13

Jacob discovers a mystery that crosses time when he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Based on the book by Ransom Riggs. Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Allison Janney, Chris O’Dowd. This is … Continue reading

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Mr. Write (2016) Rated NR

When a top romance writer is about to be dropped from his publishing company, a junior editor jumps at the chance to be lead editor and save his next book. Starring Charlotte Sullivan, Corey Sevier. I had hoped this film would … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) Rated R

Bridget Jones discovers she pregnant; all she has to do now is figure out who is the father: her former boyfriend, Mark Darcy, or the new man, Jack. Starring Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Emma … Continue reading

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