After his wife Maggie passes away, Sam Baldwin and his adolescent son Jonah relocate from Chicago to Seattle to escape the grief associated with Maggie’s death. Eighteen months later, Sam is still grieving and can’t sleep. Although Jonah misses his mother, he wants his father to get a new wife despite Sam having not even contemplated dating again. On Christmas Eve, Sam, on Jonah’s initiative, ends up pouring his heart out on a national radio talk show about his magical and perfect marriage to Maggie, and how much he still misses her.
Among the many women who hears Sam’s story and falls in love with him solely because of it is Annie Reed, a Baltimore based newspaper writer…She even writes to Sam proposing they meet atop the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day. Back in Seattle, Sam has received hundreds of letters from women wanting to meet him. Jonah is excited by one letter in particular from Baltimore… - Written by Huggo
High-school student Sam Witwicky buys his first car, who is actually the Autobot Bumblebee.
Bumblebee defends Sam and his girlfriend Mikaela Banes from the Decepticon Barricade, before the other Autobots arrive on Earth. They are searching for the Allspark, and the war on Earth heats up as the Decepticons attack a United States military base in Qatar.
Sam and Mikaela are taken by the top-secret agency Sector 7 to help stop the Decepticons, but when they learn the agency also intends to destroy the Autobots, they formulate their own plan to save the world. - Written by BRUTICUS!
Dear John (4/5 stars, PG-13, closed captions available)
South Carolina US Army Special operations soldier John is on summer leave from his German base, visiting his widowed father.
Being gallant on the pier, he befriends college student Savannah, a college student, and her buddies, a terminal father and his angelic son. John falls in love with Savannah, who diagnoses his beloved, gentle but weird father as mildly autistic.
He plans not to sign up again, but 9/11 changes that, and she won’t wait idly while their friends desperately need help. - Written by KGF Vissers
Bridget Jones’ Diary (4.5/5 stars, R, closed captions available – note that as of this writing the HD version is actually priced lower, at $4.99)
Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling against her age, her weight, her job, her lack of a man, and her many imperfections.
As a New Year’s Resolution, Bridget decides to take control of her life, starting by keeping a diary in which she will always tell the complete truth.
The fireworks begin when her charming though disreputable boss takes an interest in the quirky Miss Jones. Thrown into the mix are Bridget’s band of slightly eccentric friends and a rather disagreeable acquaintance who Bridget cannot seem to stop running into or help finding quietly attractive. - Written by Anuja Varghese
The reincarnation of a soul travels through time beginning with the diary of a potential slave-owner voyaging across the Pacific in 1849, then a talented composer writing letters to his lover in the Britain’s 1930s, followed by a reporter investigating a corrupt case about a US nuclear power-plant in the 1970s, succeeded by a publisher’s comical entrapment in a nursing home in 2012, followed by a clone’s thrilling escape and rebellion in 2144′s Korea, and finally a tribesman fighting cannibals in Hawaii in a post-apocalyptic world past 2300.
Each story challenges the corrupt norms of the time, changing the course of history, and shaping the future through acts of kindness, big and small. - Written by Anonymous