Tag Archives: books

Charlie St. Cloud (2010) Rated PG-13

Charlie’s and his brother Sam are in a car accident in which Sam passes away. After the accident, Charlie is given a gift of seeing loved ones that have passed. Based on the book, The Death and Life of Charlie … Continue reading

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Wives and Daughters (1999) Rated TV-PG

A country doctor’s daughter has to contend with a stepmother, an incorrigible stepsister, and the town gossips, all the while in love with a man who thinks of her as a friend. Based on the book of the same name … Continue reading

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Little House on the Prairie (NBC) Rated TV-PG

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove, MN. Based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, and Karen Grassle. The only parts of this show that are based on Wilder’s books … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (BBC) Rated NR

The trials and misadventures of a country vet in the 1940s. Based on the books, If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet, by James Herriot. Starring Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, and Peter Davison. The show … Continue reading

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Tempting Fate (2019) Rated TV-14

Gabby meets a younger man that puts her marriage in jeopardy. Based on the book by Jane Green. Starring Daniel Bacon, Emilija Baranac, and Elizabeth Bowen. This story is captivating. We see an inside look at a marriage that is … Continue reading

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Rated TV-PG

A writer reminisces his life as he lies dying from an infection in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Based on the book by Ernest Hemingway. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner. This film isn’t one that has a lot … Continue reading

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The Strain (FX) Rated TV-MA

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) investigates a mysterious outbreak against humanity. Based on the novel trilogy of the same name by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Starring Corey Stoll, David Bradley, and Kevin Durand. Having not read the books, … Continue reading

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Rated PG-13

Edward leaves Bella after she is attacked, which causes her to fall into depression and a subsequent relationship with a childhood friend. Based on the book New Moon by Stephenie Meyer. Starring Kristen Stewart, Christina Jastrzembska, and Robert Pattinson. This film … Continue reading

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