Category Archives: 1990-1999

The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Almost Heroes (1998) Rated PG-13

Two guys on a road trip are trying to beat Lewis and Clark. Starring Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, and Bokeem Woodbine. Well, this was an interesting watch. We have two guys going across the country trying to beat Lewis and Clark. … Continue reading

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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996) Rated TV-PG

A father is wrongfully convicted, and his children travel to Washington D.C. seeking his release in time for Christmas. Starring Diana Scarwid, Robert Urich, and Tegan Moss. This is a heartwarming true story of siblings who travel to Washington during The … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Based on a true story, Christmas Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Secret of Giving (1999) Rated PG

A single mother struggles to raise her son and keep her ranch during the Christmas season. Based on the book Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis. Starring  Reba McEntire, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Ronny Cox. This made for TV movie is … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Based on a novel, Canadian Films, Christmas Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews, Western | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) Rated G

Mrs. Claus feels neglected during Santa’s busy season, so she takes the sled and reindeer out for a spin and winds up lost in New York City. Starring Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, and Terrence Mann. This is a fun Christmas musical. … Continue reading

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The Truman Show (1998) Rated PG

An insurance salesman discovers that his whole life is a television show. Starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Noah Emmerich. This is a rather enjoyable and provocative film. If you watch this film more than once, you’ll probably realize that it … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland (1999) Rated PG

 Alice falls down a rabbit hole and enters the world of Wonderland. Starring  Robbie Coltrane, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley. This film combines the stories Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Now, most Alice in Wonderland films … Continue reading

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Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

Posted in 1992, Based on a novel, Drama, family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nadja (1994) Rated R

 A modern telling of a family of vampires must come to terms with each other as they are continuing being hunted by Dr. Van Helsing. Starring  Elina Löwensohn, Nic Ratner, Karl Geary, Peter Fonda, Martin Donovan, David Lynch I was not impressed with … Continue reading

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Air America (1990) Rated R

A young pilot is recruited for a CIA operation in Laos. Starring  Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis. This is one of those action films where you know exactly what you’re going to get: good acting, decent one-liners, and … Continue reading

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