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(B+) Fading Gigolo

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MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
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(B+) The Family Man

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The grand tradition of "what if?" movies from "A Christmas Carol" to "It's a Wonderful Life" and the more recent "Passions of Mind" and "Me Myself I" show us an unhappy hero or heroine who finds ou...

(B+) Fed Up

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MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: Middle School
Here's another inconvenient truth.  Our food is killing us.  And that's because of something even more poisonous, the corruption of our political system through diversion of corporate money to po...

(B+) Ferngully... The Last Rainforest

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MPAA Rating: G     Audience: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
An evil and destructive spirit named Hexxus (voice of Tim Curry) is imprisoned in a tree by Magi, the leader of the fairies, who believes that all humans have been destroyed. Many years later, as...

(B+) Fever Pitch

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The only thing surprising about this completely conventional big studio date movie is that it comes from the joyfully outrageous Farrelly brothers (There's Something About Mary, Shallow Hal) and th...

(B+) The Fighting Temptations

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You may or may not believe that gospel music saves the soul of an out of work advertising executive, but you just might believe that it saves the movie in in "The Fighting Temptations," and that mi...

(B+) Fill the Void

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MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: High School
A young woman about to choose the man she will marry is torn between her own desires and the wishes of her devout family, ultra-Orthodox Jews.  We know where the American version of this story wou...

(B+) Finding Forrester

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There is nothing more appealing to watch in a movie than one character teaching another, except perhaps when two characters teach each other. This reliable formula is well presented in this fine f...

(B+) Finding Neverland

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
This much we know. James M. Barrie was inspired by his friendship with some fatherless boys, including one named Peter, to write one of the most enduring and beloved stories of all time, "Peter Pa...

(B+) Finding Vivian Maier

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Middle School
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(B+) The Five-Year Engagement

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
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(B+) Flags of Our Fathers

Genre: War
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Clint Eastwood's first of two films about the WWII battle at Iwo Jima is sincere, competent, and respectful. He powerfully conveys the madness and brutality of battle and the conflicting feelings o...

(B+) Flicka

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MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: 4th - 6th Grades
"No one's riding that loco thing!"

Well, of course as soon as we hear that line we know someone's going to have to ride it. And in this very fine family film, the rider will be Katy (Aliso...

(B+) Flight

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MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
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(B+) Flight of the Phoenix

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This trim little adventure saga about the survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert doesn't waste any time assigning heartwarming characteristics or backstories to each member of the group...

(B+) FLOW: For Love of Water

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MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Middle School
Americans take for granted our most precious and vital resource. We assume that when we turn on the tap, the water that comes out will be perfectly safe and more than plentiful, endless. And then...

(B+) Footloose

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Director Craig Brewer doesn't so much remake 1984's » Read Review

(B+) Forbidden Planet

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MPAA Rating:     Audience: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Plot: It is the year 2200, and Commander Adams (Leslie Nielson) directs his spaceship to an earth-like planet called Altair-4 in search of a former earth colony, out of contact for many years. They...

(B+) The Four Feathers

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In what is at least the fifth filmed version of this story, a soldier ordered to war resigns his commission. He has just become engaged to a girl he adores and the concerns of a battle on the othe...

(B+) Frequency

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Every moment, we face a thousand seemingly inconsequential choices that can have the most profound impact on our lives and those around us. In "Frequency," a fireman gets a message from his son, 3...

(B+) Friendly Persuasion

Genre: War
MPAA Rating:     Audience: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Plot: This is the story of the Birdwells, a loving Quaker family in the midst of the Civil War. Eliza (Dorothy McGuire), a devout woman, is the moral center of the family. Jess (Gary Cooper) is a t...



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