Tag Archives: theme

American History X (1998) Rated R

A former neo-Nazi tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same path as him. Starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, and Beverly D’Angelo. I was not impressed with this film. Neither the story or the characters pull you … Continue reading

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London Spy (2015) Rated NR

A romance between two people from different worlds leads to a mystery when one of them is killed. Starring Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, and Jim Broadbent. This miniseries was a mess. The script is poorly written, and it was hard to follow. … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day (2016) Rated TV-Y

Peter goes on a magical snowy walk to Nana’s house to bring home Christmas eve dinner. Based on the book by Ezra Jack Keats. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Donielle T. Hansley Jr., and Regina King. This isn’t the most Christmassy themed … Continue reading

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Everest (2015) Rated PG-13

The story of Robert “Rob” Edwin Hall and Scott Fischer as they team up to ascend Mount Everest in 1996. Starring Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Based on the true story of the disastrous … Continue reading

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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) Rated NR

The Hobbs family takes a vacation to the beach. Based on the book by Edward Streeter. Starring James Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, and Fabian. I loved this film; I thought they did a wonderful job at giving us a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Mulan (2020) Rated PG-13

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself to become a warrior. Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, and Li Gong. This could’ve been an amazing live action remake of the animated film. Alas, this live action missed the theme that the animation brought to … Continue reading

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Marry Us for Christmas (2014) Rated PG

A sequel to Marry Me For Christmas, it’s a year after Marci and Blair fell in love and decided to marry. As they plan their wedding, some secrets might get in the way. Starring Malinda Williams, Victoria Rowell, and Karon Riley. … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) Rated PG

Four friends vow to stay connected as their lives are pulled in different directions. To help, they find a pair of jeans that fit each one perfectly and decide to pass the jeans around one summer. Based on the book, … Continue reading

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Affectionately Yours (1941) Rated NR

A married reporter is used to traveling the world and flirting with the women in every port, but when he’s in Lisbon working on the latest female, he gets word that his wife wants a divorce and is seeing another … Continue reading

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Carol for Another Christmas (1964) Rated NR

A man grieves for his son who died twenty years ago at Christmas during World War II. Starring Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, and Ben Gazzara. This film was produced as a special for the United Nations, and it was sponsored … Continue reading

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