Tag Archives: storytelling

From Time to Time (2009) Rated PG

 A boy visiting his grandmother discovers he can travel between two centuries and unlocks family history mysteries. Based on the book, The Chimneys of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston. Starring Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Dominic West. I wanted to watch this … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: A Case of Murder (2017) Rated NR

 Jennifer purchased an old reel to reel recorder and discovers on an old recording a possible murder.  Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic As I’ve said before this series keeps getting better, even with the stories seeming farfetched. This is one of … Continue reading

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The Master (2012) Rated R

 A veteran becomes enthralled with The Cause and its charismatic leader.  Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman I didn’t find this film particular enjoyable. I didn’t particularly enjoy the characters. There wasn’t a single character that … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday (1953) Rated NR

A princess escapes from her sheltered life and falls in love with a reporter in Rome. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert. What could be more delightful than watching Peck and Hepburn together on-screen?  This whimsical, romantic film is … Continue reading

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Into the Badlands (AMC) Rated TV-14

A warrior and a boy journeys through a dangerous feudal land to seek enlightenment. Loosely based on the Chinese tale, Journey to the West. Starring Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, Oliver Stark AMC has done … 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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The Captive (2014) Rated R

Eight years after an 9-year-old girl disappears, some incidents occur which show she may still be alive. Formerly titled Captives and Queen of the Night. Starring Kevin Durand, Alexia Fast, Mireille Enos, Rosario Dawson, Ryan Reynolds Ryan Reynolds and Mireille … Continue reading

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Love, Again (2015) Rated TV-G

A couple on the verge of a separation must put their differences aside for their daughter’s wedding. Starring Teri Polo, Paul Johansson, Chloe Babcook  The concept for this movie appealed to me. I was hoping to see the story of … Continue reading

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Poldark (BBC) Rated NR

Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. Once there, he discovers his home is in disarray, with the woman he loves engaged to his cousin. Based on the Poldark novels by Winston Graham. Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor … Continue reading

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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) Rated R

Mad Max is back to help a gasoline rich community fight off a group of bandits. Starring Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston This movie takes a bare minimal plot and uses it to its highest possibility. It’s a high-octane action film with … Continue reading

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