Tag Archives: books

When Calls the Heart (2013) Rated TV-G

City girl, Elizabeth Thatcher leaves the comfort of her home to become a school teacher on the frontier, based on the book by Janette Oke. Starring Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, and Poppy Drayton. This movie inspired the series of the same … Continue reading

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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated NR

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game (2017) Rated R

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high stakes poker games. Based on the book, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game … Continue reading

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Patrick Melrose (2018) Rated TV-MA

Following the death of his father, Patrick Melrose tries to overcome his addictions and demons that stem from his abusive father and indifferent mother. Based on the book by Edward St Aubyn. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Sebastian Maltz. … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit (2018) Rated PG

A story of Peter Rabbit and his antics trying to get into the neighbor’s vegetable garden. Based on the book  The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Starring James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, and Domhnall Gleeson. I actually thought this film was … Continue reading

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A Wish For Giants (2018) Rated NR

A volunteer for Wish Kingdom must find a way to make a wish come true for a girl who wants to meet Bigfoot. Based on the book by  Aaron Dunbar. Starring Naysa Altmeyer, Alexa Mechling, and Connor McClain. Where to start with … Continue reading

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Witches of East End (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

The adventures of a mother and her three daughters, who are unaware that they come from a family of witches. Based on the books by Melissa de la Cruz. Starring Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, and Jenna Dewan Tatum. This was a fun … Continue reading

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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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