Tag Archives: realistic

Hours (2013) Rated PG-13

A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive during Hurricane Katrina. Starring Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, and Nancy Nave. In some ways, this film is unrealistic, but, in other ways, it’s quite realistic. I don’t think a hospital would … Continue reading

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Hunter Killer (2018) Rated R

An American submarine captain teams up with the Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian President. Starring Ethan Baird, Jacob Scipio, Dempsey Bovell, Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, The Common, and Linda Cardellini. This film brings a whole other take on the … Continue reading

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Christmas Lodge (2011) Rated G

Mary has fond memories of the Christmas Lodge, but when she comes back for a weekend visit, she discovers the lodge in disarray. She fights to bring it back to its original glory. Starring Erin Karpluk, Michael Shanks, and Rukiya … Continue reading

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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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