Tag Archives: boys

The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Rated R

A motorcycle stunt rider starts robbing banks to provide for his family, putting him in a rookie cop’s line of fire. Starring Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, and Eva Mendes. The film starts out strong as we move through 15 years … Continue reading

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The Alienist (TNT) Rated TV-MA

 A crime reporter and a psychologist team up to investigate a serial killer in New York. Based on the novel “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr. Starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning This is a show that I’ve anticipated. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

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The City of Little Men (1938) Rated NR

The story of Boys Town, founded by Father Flanagan, where wayward and homeless boys can live. Starring Edward Flanagan, Johnny Walsh, Frank Whitbeck This short tells the story of Boys Town, which Father Flanagan started in 1917; it still runs today. The … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1986) Rated NR

 In the 1840s, two boys get into mischief with body snatchers and girls. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Scott Higgins, Jane Harders, Michael Pate. A brilliant, animated rendition of a classic story, this film is perfect for children. It’s … Continue reading

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Return to the Hiding Place (2013) Rated PG-13

When the Nazis start killing the Jews in Holland, a group of boys fight to save the innocents. Starring John Rhys-Davies, Mimi Sagadin, Craig Robert Young. Although it has its share of flaws, this film does offer a different perspective … Continue reading

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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013) Rated PG

A man dropping off a donation at a foster home, tells the story about a couple of boys who find a lost Medallion. Starring William Brent, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong, Alex Kendrick. This film had so much going for it, … Continue reading

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Resistance Movement (2013) Rated NR

Three teenagers risk their lives to tell the truth about the Nazi’s in Germany. Based on the true story of the Helmuth Hubener group. Starring Joseph Paul Branca, Caleb Jenson, Dashiell Wolf. I was unfamiliar with the story of these … Continue reading

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Step Brothers (2008) Rated R

The single parents of two middle-aged men still living at home marry. Now the “boys” must learn to get along with each other. Starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn. Why in the world … Continue reading

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The Sons of Mistletoe (2001) Rated NR

When the benefactor of a boys’ home dies, the home is in danger of closing. Starring Roma Downey, George Newbern, Scott Terra, Doris Roberts. Get out the Kleenex; this movie is a tear jerker. It’s the story of a daughter … Continue reading

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