Tag Archives: books

Childhood’s End (2015) Rated NR

After peaceful Aliens have taken over the Earth, humanity learns how this utopia with the aliens work. Based on the book by Arthur C. Clarke. Starring Mike Vogel, Osy Ikhile, and Daisy Betts. This miniseries has too much going on for … Continue reading

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Paper Towns (2015) Rated PG-13

After an all-night adventure, Quentin’s crush disappears, leaving a trail of clues to follow. Based on the book by John Green. Starring Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, and Austin Abrams. This film has an interesting story, but there is so much … Continue reading

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Stargirl (CW) Rated TV-NR

A teenager joins the Justice Society of America. Based on the comic book series. Starring Brec Bassinger, Yvette Monreal, and Anjelika Washington. I was pleasantly surprised by this series. It’s got the traditional comic book feeling and characters, and it … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Rated PG-13

Bilbo and company rage in a war against the combatants to save the Lonely Mountain from falling into the darkness. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and Richard Armitage. In this film, Peter Jackson … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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The Call of the Wild (2020) Rated PG

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Yukon. Based on the book by Jack London. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. This film brings Jack London’s thrilling book to life. The only downside to the film is … Continue reading

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Mortdecai (2015) Rated R

Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting that would lead him to lost gold, and all the while, law enforcement is on his tail. Based on the books, Mortdecai Trilogy, by Kyril Bonfiglioli. Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, and … Continue reading

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American Sniper (2014) Rated R

The true story of sniper Chris Kyle as he serves his tour of duties and the family that is home keeping the fires burning. Based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military … Continue reading

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) Rated PG-13

Clary Fray learns that she comes from a line of warriors who protect the world from demons. She joins forces with people like her and heads to a land called Shadow World. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Lily … Continue reading

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Sanditon (PBS) Rated NR

Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural life to the town of Sanditon, a fishing village in the process of reinventing itself into a seaside resort. Based on the incomplete book by Jane Austen. Starring Crystal Clarke, Charlotte Spencer, and Kate … Continue reading

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