Tag: based on a book
Movie Review – The Secret Garden (2020)
I’m a huge Secret Garden fan and have been since a wonderful teacher read it chapter by chapter to my rapt class in the 4th grade. It’s on my top ten list of favorite children’s books, and will be getting a reread review this year as I work through my stack of morning yoga reads. […]
Is A Dog’s Way Home a Sequel to A Dog’s Purpose?
Well, is it a sequel? Yes. And no. It’s also kind of a remake. I’ll get to that in a minute. A Dog’s Way Home and A Dog’s Purpose, both written by W. Bruce Cameron, are intended as the first two parts in a “shared universe” dog trilogy. This is slated to culminate in A Dog’s Journey later […]
Movie Review – The Martian
Matt Damon is at the top of his game. It’s an enormous challenge to ask an actor to spend so much of the movie acting in a vacuum (no pun intended), with few opportunities to interact with other characters. Matt’s charm and charisma make every scene he’s in shine. Some critics commented that this movie […]