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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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Defending Santa (2013) Rated TV-PG

Santa goes on trial for mental competency in a small town. Starring Dean Cain, Jud Tylor, and John Savage. Defending Santa is one of those typically sweet Christmas films that pepper our TV at this time of year. The film is … Continue reading

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Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Rated G

When Charlotte Sutter gets kidnapped by a group of Indians, her brother and a drunk prospector go in search for her. The film is a remake of The Searchers.  Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon. This is an engaging story as we follow … Continue reading

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Red Dawn (2012) Rated PG-13

 A group of teenagers try to save their home town when they are attacked by  North Koreans. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Connor Cruise. This is an updated remake of the original 1984 film. Instead of … Continue reading

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