Tag Archives: twists

Dumbo (2019) Rated PG

A young elephant is born with large ears that enable him to fly. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito. If you thought that the original was sad and depressing, this one exceeds the original in the sadness. What’s … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) Rated R

Hansel and Gretel are bounty hunters that track down witches. When the blood moon rises, they learn that there is a new evil that’ll remind them of their past. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen. A twisted version of the … Continue reading

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Safe Haven (2013) Rated PG-13

 A young woman with a past comes to Southport, North Carolina where she bonds with a widower. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders. Although I have always been a fan of Nicholas … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu (2006) Rated PG-13

 After a ferry bomb goes off in New Orléans, an ATF agent uses experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber. Starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Val Kilmer, Jim Caviezel, Adam Goldberg, Elden Henson, Bruce Greenwood, Elle Fanning. Wow, this film is a ride. With quick cuts from one … Continue reading

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Married with Secrets (ID) Rated TV-14

This show explores the happiest of marriages which end with unhappy twists. Starring Pamela Portnoy, Andrew Luke Nielson, Jenna Osterlund. I love true crime shows, and this one delivers. We get to follow each couple as they fall in love … Continue reading

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The Last Panthers (Sundance) Rated NR

As an independent claims specialist, Naomi’s  job is to recover stolen diamonds. Also on the case is police officer Khalil. The trail takes them across Europe and into an underground group. Starring Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, John Hurt, Goran Bogdan, … Continue reading

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Secrets and Lies (ABC) Rated TV-14

A man finds the body of a neighbor’s son while out on a run. Soon he becomes the prime suspect. Based on the Australian TV show of the same name. Starring Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe, KaDee Strickland, Dan Fogler, Natalie … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of 2014

These films are ones that I watched for the first time this year and are the best I have seen this year. They are not usually released this year. Here are the films in no particular order:  Straight A’s (2013) Rated R Pressured by … Continue reading

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Prisoners (2013) Rated R

When a couple of neighbor’s daughters going missing, the fathers would do anything to help find them. Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano This is a long movie with too many … Continue reading

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Holidaze (2013) Rated TV-14

A career woman goes back to her hometown to work when an accident transferred her to a time that she married to her high school sweetheart. Starring Jennie Garth, Cameron Mathison, Kristin Booth I was pleasantly amazed by this film. I … Continue reading

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