Tag Archives: college

One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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Damsels in Distress (2011) Rated PG-13

A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated college and to save the other female students from their boorish lives. Starring Greta Gerwig, Carrie MacLemore, and Megalyn Echikunwoke. This film is a deadpan romantic comedy. It has its … Continue reading

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A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015) Rated TV-G

A spoiled college student takes a summer job walking dogs and discovers that her employer is planning to build over the dog park that she and another dogwalker use. Now, she needs to figure out where her loyalties lie. Starring … Continue reading

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Boiler Room (2000) Rated R

A college dropout gets a job that might not be as legitimate as it seems. Starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, and Nia Long. Boiler Room is a story of an underground stockbroker firm that engages in immoral and unethical business practices. … Continue reading

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Boyhood (2014) Rated R

Boyhood follows the life of Mason from early adolescent to college age. Starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, and Elijah Smith. This film is experimental in the way it shows a character change as time goes by. It’s filmed over 12 … Continue reading

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A Different World (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A spin-off of The Cosby Show, where Denise Huxtable goes off to college and discovers a different world. Starring Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Darryl M. Bell. This show doesn’t stand out. It starts with Denise Huxtable going off to … Continue reading

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At Middleton (2013) Rated R

Two parents fall in love as they do a college tour for their kids. Starring Andy Garcia, Vera Farmiga, and Taissa Farmiga. This is one of those cute romance movies. We have two parents that spend the day enjoying the … Continue reading

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Adult World (2013) Rated R

 A college graduate who believes she is destined to be a great poet is forced to work in an adult shop while being mentored by the reclusive writer, Rat Billings. Starring Emma Roberts, Summer Shelton, and Chris Riggi. This film isn’t … Continue reading

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Midway to Heaven (2011) Rated PG

Ned Stevens lost his wife to cancer years ago but can’t seem to leave her memory and move on with his life. His daughter comes home from college with a new beau and believes it’s time for her father to … 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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