Tag Archives: novel

The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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Doctor Zhivago (2002) Rated NR

Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives intertwine during the Russian Revolution. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Starring Sam Neill, Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam MacLintock, Anne-Marie Duff, Hugh Bonneville, Keira … Continue reading

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Treasure Island (2012) Rated NR

Jim Hawkins is the only one who can successfully get a schooner to an island full of treasure. Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Starring Eddie Izzard, Toby Regbo, Rupert Penry-Jones, Donald Sutherland, Elijah Wood, Shirley Henderson. This … Continue reading

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Plymouth Adventure (1952) Rated NR

The dramatic journey of the Pilgrims’ journey to Virginia aboard the Mayflower in 1620, with their unexpected landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Based on The Plymouth Adventure 1950 novel by Ernest Gébler. Starring Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn, Barry … Continue reading

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The Portrait of a Lady (1996) Rated PG-13

An American girl inherits a fortune and gets into a relationship with a gentleman who turns her life into a nightmare. Adapted from Henry James’s novel of the same name. Starring Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Mary-Louise Parker, Shelley Winters, Shelley Duvall, Christian Bale, Viggo Mortensen This … Continue reading

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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013) Rated PG-13

In 1755, the colonies clashed with French and English settlers. As The French and Indian War started heating up, some of the Native American tribes sided with the French, scalping some settlers and taking others prisoner.  At this time, the … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015) Rated NR

Jennifer continues to use her intuitive skills to investigate a friend’s death in a home that has a “cursed” room. This third installment in the series from Hallmark is based on Suzi Weinert’s novel Garage Sale Stalker. Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 30, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Rated PG-13 Opens on Friday, July 31 Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as … Continue reading

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