Tag Archives: characters

Playing for Keeps (1986) Rated PG-13

 A group of friends discover a deed to a house and dream of turning it into a rock n’ roll hotel. Starring Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Marisa Tomei. This film is really out there. Poor writing, direction, and production plague every … 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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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1984) Rated NR

 A teenage boy and his friend, a runaway slave, sail down the Mississippi. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Alistair Duncan, Barbara Frawley This is a compact version of the story of Huckleberry Finn. it eliminates the controversial aspects … Continue reading

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Royal Wives at War (2016) Rated PG

 The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson reminisce the year, 1936, when King Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loves. Starring Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring This film incorporates dramatic scenes with actors portraying the characters and giving interviews about … Continue reading

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Ghost Wars (SYFY) Rated TV-14

 In a small remote Alaskan town, an outcast must come to terms with his abilities to save the town from paranormal forces. Starring  Avan Jogia, Kim Coates, Vincent D’Onofrio, Meat Loaf, Sarah Giles, Allison James, Kristin Lehman This show surprised me. It’s not the best show … Continue reading

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Graceland (USA) Rated NR

 A rookie FBI agent is sent to a house of undercover agents and is trained by a seasoned agent. Starring Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito, Manny Montana. This is one of those shows that grows on you. At first, I wasn’t sure what … Continue reading

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She’s All That (1999) Rated PG-13

 A high school jock takes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the prom queen. Starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dulé Hill. This is Can’t Buy Me Love for the 90’s. … Continue reading

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The Master (2012) Rated R

 A veteran becomes enthralled with The Cause and its charismatic leader.  Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman I didn’t find this film particular enjoyable. I didn’t particularly enjoy the characters. There wasn’t a single character that … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: Murder by Text (2017) Rated NR

 A bass player is found dead days before she’ll go on tour with a country star. Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic. The Garage Sale Mystery series continues to get better with each movie: better scripts, better chemistry, better production. This movie … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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