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Pride and Prejudice (2003) Rated PG

Jane Austen’s classic novel is modernized and set in Utah. Elizabeth Bennet is a college student working hard at writing her first novel, until she meets Will Darcy. Based on the book by Jane Austen. Starring Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, … Continue reading

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The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee (2020) Rated PG-13

Paul Hogan is thrusted into the spotlight again on the eve of being Knighted by the Queen of England. Starring Chevy Chase, Mel Gibson, and Luke Bracey. I thought this film was brilliant. It was Paul Hogan at his best … Continue reading

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Frosty Returns (1992) Rated TV-G

The continuing story of Frosty as he fights against a force opposing Christmas. Starring Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, and Andrea Martin. I think the filmmakers were trying to make an updated version of Frosty. Alas, it didn’t work. Frosty is a jolly … 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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Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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Shadowhunters (Freeform) Rated TV-14

On her birthday, after the disappearance of her mother, Clary learns she has a gift that is supernatural. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende. This series is one that is made for … Continue reading

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Christmas for a Dollar (2013) Rated PG

During the depression, a family struggles to celebrate Christmas until their father brings home a dollar for each to spend on presents. Starring Brian Krause, Nancy Stafford, and Danielle C. Ryan. This film is brilliantly made. The writing is not … Continue reading

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A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) Rated PG

In this take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a pop singer gets a reality check by the three spirits of Christmas. Starring Vanessa Williams, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, and John Taylor. This is a VH1 made-for-TV movie, so they acquired all … Continue reading

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A Carol Christmas (2003) Rated TV-G

A talk show host is set to make sure the festive season is destroyed. Starring Tori Spelling, Dinah Manoff, and William Shatner. This film is another take-off of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Here, we have the female version of … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

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