Tag Archives: tone

Pete’s Dragon (2016) Rated PG

An orphaned boy and his friendly dragon go on adventures. Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Oakes Fegley. This film is a reimaged telling of the story Pete’s Dragon. While the film has the classic Disney death of parents … Continue reading

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Last Seen Alive (2022) Rated R

A wife disappears after stopping for gas and the husband looks for her in the town’s criminal underbelly. Starring Gerard Butler, Jaimie Alexander, and Russell Hornsby.  This film has a tone that it’s ripped from the headlines. The plot is … Continue reading

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Ragdoll (AMC) Rated NR

 Detectives untangle the case of the Ragdoll killer, who combines six murders into one person like a ragdoll. Based on the book by Daniel Cole. Starring Lucy Hale, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, and Thalissa Teixeira.  This show just seems too crazy. There … Continue reading

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The Voices (2014) Rated R

A guy pursues his office crush with the help of his talking pets. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, and Anna Kendrick. The film tries to toe the line as a black comedy, but it isn’t very funny. Reynolds plays the … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … 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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Intruders (2011) Rated R

Two children in different countries are visited by a faceless intruder set to possess them. Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, and Daniel Brühl. This is an interesting horror film. I rather liked it even though it doesn’t bring anything new … Continue reading

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Skyline (2010) Rated PG-13

 Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles. People come outside like moths to a flame as Aliens seem to suck the human population out. Starring Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, and Brittany Daniel. This film is one of the worst … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Rated R

A motorcycle stunt rider starts robbing banks to provide for his family, putting him in a rookie cop’s line of fire. Starring Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, and Eva Mendes. The film starts out strong as we move through 15 years … Continue reading

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Suburbicon (2017) Rated R

 In 1950s Suburban community a new family moves in, while an invasion on another has consequences. Starring Steve Monroe, Gavin Wilde, Landon Gordon, Julianne Moore, Matt Damon What did I just watch? This is a weird film. I don’t think they knew what … Continue reading

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