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Aladdin (2019) Rated PG

A street urchin and a vizier both vie for a magic lamp that makes all your dreams come true. Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. I wasn’t impressed by Disney’s live-action remake. The songs are not memorable; they … Continue reading

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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Nick) Rated TV-G

A remake of the hit game show where adults answer grade-school questions with the help of a group of kids to win money. Starring John Cena, Cooper Stutler, and Jamir Vega. This time around, you can tell the kids are … Continue reading

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Pet Sematary (2019) Rated R

A doctor and his wife move to rural Maine with their family, where they discovered a hidden burial ground. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow. This is not a scary remake. There was no meaning to the Pascow … Continue reading

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Endless Love (2014) Rated PG-13

A story of a boy and girl whose instant connection sparks a love affair that becomes reckless once the parents try to force them apart. Starring Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde, and Bruce Greenwood. It’s shocking that this remake seems to … Continue reading

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Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

A musical animation of the movie Elf, a human who was raised in the North Pole by Elves. Starring Jim Parsons, Mark Hamill, and Rachael MacFarlane. This is an ok animated remake of the Elf (2003) movie. The Christmas songs … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) Rated NR

A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a conspiracy. Based on the story by James Thurber and Rosemary Thurber. Starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, and Boris Karloff. I will say – this film is more comical and interesting than the remake … Continue reading

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Legacies (CW) Rated TV-14

The next series from The Vampire Diaries follows Hope Mikaelson’s life. Starring Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, and Kaylee Bryant. This show is like a reincarnation of The Vampire Diaries. We switch from watching the lives of the Salvatore brothers and the Mikaelson clan from The … Continue reading

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Charmed (CW) Rated TV-PG

Three sisters discover they are witches after the death of their mother. Starring Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, and Sarah Jeffery. This remake has a good start to the series. There isn’t anything new here; you know the story of three witches … Continue reading

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The Lone Ranger (2013) Rated PG-13

Tonto recounts the tale of how John Reid became the legendary Lone Ranger. Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, and William Fichtner. The Lone Ranger this is not. I wish I could say this is a remake of The Lone Ranger, but … Continue reading

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Magnum P.I. (CBS) Rated TV-14

An ex-Navy SEAL who’s back from Afghanistan uses his skills as a private investigator in Hawaii. Starring Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, and Zachary Knighton. This is an interesting remake. The pilot is supposed to set up the show, but this pilot lacks … Continue reading

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