Tag Archives: survive

Under the Dome (CBS) Rated TV-14

 A mysterious force surrounds the small town of Chester’s Mill, Maine. Trapping the people inside from the outside world, they must learn from each other to understand the dome they live under. Based on the book by Stephen King.  Starring Mike … Continue reading

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127 Hours (2010) Rated R

A mountain climber gets trapped and must resort to desperate measures to survive. Based on the book, Between a Rock and a Hard Place by  Aron Ralston. Starring James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Treat Williams. This film is intense! … Continue reading

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Life of Pi (2012) Rated PG

A young man and a Bengal tiger both survive a disaster at sea; now they both must learn to survive together. Based on the book by Yann Martel. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon. Life of Pi tells a … Continue reading

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Sully (2016) Rated PG-13

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who successful landed a plane in the Hudson River. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Laura Linney. I believe we are all familiar with the story of the miracle on the Hudson, … Continue reading

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Aftermath (SYFY) Rated TV-14

The Copeland family survives the apocalyptic end. Now they must survive massive storms, meteor strikes, earthquakes, a plague, and supernatural creatures. Starring James Tupper, Anne Heche, Levi Meaden, Taylor Hickson, Julia Sarah Stone. This show is by far the most … Continue reading

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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) Rated PG-13

As the ice caps melt and flood the bayou where six-year-old Hushpuppy lives, she must find courage and love to survive. Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly. Coming into this film, I was unaware of the ice caps melting … Continue reading

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Albert Nobbs (2011) Rated R

Albert Nobbs is actually a woman in late 19th century Ireland, where it is discouraged for women to live independently. She looks for a way to escape the lie she lives. Based on the novella by George Moore. Starring Glenn … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) Rated PG-13

Astronaut Mark Watney accidentally gets left on Mars. Now, he must learn to survive on this hostile planet. Based on the novel by Andy Weir.  Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, … Continue reading

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Gravity (2013) Rated PG-13

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in orbit. Starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris I have to say that the visual effects in this film is what give it … Continue reading

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The Grey (2011) Rated R

A Plane crashes in Northern Alaska with 6 oil field workers survivors. The plane crash wasn’t the only thing they need to survive from they are tracked by a pack of wolves. Starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney This … Continue reading

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