Tag Archives: storytelling

Robin Hood (2018) Rated PG-13

A crusader and his Moorish commander revolt against a corrupt monarchy. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, and Ben Mendelsohn. This isn’t the Robin Hood that you remember. The filmmakers take leeway with the story of Robin Hood. I get that … Continue reading

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First Man (2018) Rated PG-13

 A film that looks at the life of astronaut, Neil Armstrong, as he prepares for the mission to the moon, on July 20, 1969. Based on the book, First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, by  James R. Hansen. … Continue reading

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Grace Unplugged (2013) Rated PG

Grace is a great singer, but at the age of 18, she gets a break in the music biz and is thrust into the limelight. Now, her faith is tested. Starring AJ Michalka, James Denton, and Kevin Pollak. This is a … Continue reading

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Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters (TruTV) Rated TV-14

An anthology of stories across different genres that satirized social norms and flawed characters. Starring Atkins Estimond, Josephine Lundy, and Cara Mantella. This show’s storytelling looks like it has potential; it could go either way – get better or become worse. … Continue reading

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Snitch (2013) Rated PG-13

A father goes undercover for the DEA to free his son after he is imprisoned for a drug deal. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal. This film is based off of a change in the drug trafficking laws, which makes … Continue reading

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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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