Tag Archives: books

Thr3e (2006) Rated PG-13

Three people are forced to end a game where one or all may die. Based on the book by Ted Dekker. Starring Marc Blucas, Justine Waddell, and Laura Jordan.  This is a Christian horror film. It doesn’t have the normal … Continue reading

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016) Rated PG

After the principal destroys Rafe’s sketchbook he and his best friend decide to destroy the principal’s book of rules. Based on the series by James Patterson. Starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, and Alexa Nisenson. This is a good family film. … Continue reading

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SAS Rogue Heroes (Epix) Rated TV-MA

       Based on the book by Ben Macintyre about the creation of the Special Forces unit. Starring Connor Swindells, Jack O’Connell, and Jacob Ifan.  While the miniseries entertains and tells the story of Britain trying to hold onto … Continue reading

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Dangerous Liaisons (Starz) Rated R

 A pair of  former lovers attempts to exploit others through seduction. Based on the novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.  Starring Alice Englert, Nicholas Denton, and Hakeem Kae-Kazim. This series is more so inspired by the characters than based on … Continue reading

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Magpie Murders (PBS) Rated NR

An editor is drawn into a web of intrigue when she goes looking for a famous author’s last chapter. Based on the book by Anthony Horowitz. Starring Conleth Hill, Lesley Manville, and Tim McMullan. This is another brilliant storytelling by … Continue reading

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The Polar Express (2004) Rated G

A boy goes on a journey to the North Pole while learning friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Starring Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, and Eddie Deezen. The one thing going for … Continue reading

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Before the Rains (2007) Rated PG-13

An English spice baron moves to India at the end of the Raj years. Starring Linus Roache, Rahul Bose, and Nandita Das. This film isn’t just a romance between a British baron and an Indian housekeeper – it covers the … Continue reading

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The Serpent Queen (Starz) Rated TV-MA

A tv series that is based on the book by Leonie Frieda on the life of Catherine de Medici. Starring Samantha Morton, Amrita Acharia, and Enzo Cilenti.  Starz does a wonderful job at bringing these historical figures to life. While … Continue reading

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) Rated PG-13

After escaping the maze, the runners now face new challenges in a desolate landscape. Based on the book by James Dashner. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Ki Hong Lee, and Kaya Scodelario. This continuing story from the trilogy is less desirable than … Continue reading

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The Happening (2008) Rated R

A family struggles to survive a plague that causes people to commit suicide. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo. This film isn’t the best of M. Night Shyamalan’s films, but it still has the classic storytelling that is … Continue reading

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