Tag Archives: realistic

The Rebound (2009) Rated R

A single mom is captivated by a younger, sexy new neighbor. Starring  Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, Andrew Cherry. This is a mediocre romance- fun and cute at times, but easily forgettable. The chemistry is there between the actors, and the … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Pageant (2011) Rated TV-G

When a Broadway director gets fired for the fourth time, she must take a job directing a community Christmas pageant. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Candice Azzara, Edward Herrmann, Kate Flannery. This is not your typical romantic holiday film.  It’s … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … Continue reading

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The Green Berets (1968) Rated G

 A Colonel takes two groups  of Green Berets on two missions in South Vietnam. Based on the book by Robin Moore. Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, George Takei. The one thing about this movie that I struggled with … Continue reading

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Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (FOX) Rated TV-14

Cooper Barrett is trying to figure out life with his roommates while being stuck on the neighbor girl and ignoring the advice of his married brother and sister-in-law. Starring Jack Cutmore-Scott, Meaghan Rath, James Earl, Charlie Saxton, Liza Lapira, Justin … Continue reading

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Quantico (ABC) Rated TV-14

A young group of FBI recruits at Quantico face scrutiny when one of them is suspected to be a terrorist. Starring Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin, Johanna Braddy This is one of the best shows of the season.  The storyline is strong, with effective … Continue reading

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Love By the Book (2014) Rated TV-G

A bookstore owner meets the man of her dreams while working with a consultant to try to save her store. Starring Leah Renee, Kristopher Turner, Cherilyn Wilson Touting a comparison to Jane Austen’s Emma., this movie looked promising. However, it … Continue reading

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Top Five (2014) Rated R

A comedian trying to make it as a serious actor is thwarted by his reality star fiancée who wants their wedding televised. Starring Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Cedric the Entertainer I like Chris Rock; I’ve always … Continue reading

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Christian Mingle (2014) Rated PG

Gwyneth Hayden thought she had it all, a good job, great friends, wonderful apartment with an awesome wardrobe. All she needed was a man. Starring Lacey Chabert, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, John O’Hurley, Morgan Fairchild, Corbin Bernsen I … Continue reading

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