Category Archives: 1996

Twister (1996) Rated PG-13

A couple of top storm chasers are on the brink of divorce, but they take out their invention that would be an advance weather alert system one last time. Starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, and Cary Elwes. I know this … Continue reading

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Arthur (PBS) Rated TV-Y7

 Based on the books by Marc Brown, this series follows Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, as he and his family grow and learn to be kind. Starring J.T. Turner, Daniel Brochu, and Melissa Altro.  I love the book series by Brown, … Continue reading

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Malcolm & Eddie (UPN) Rated TV-PG

Malcolm is a sensible twenty-something who shares an apartment and business with a charming fast talker named Eddie, who always has a scheme. Starring Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Eddie Griffin, and Karen Malina White.  This is a typical sitcom; it has the … Continue reading

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Brassed Off (1996) Rated R

A coal mine in Northern England is closing, so what does that mean for the miners’ brass band? Starring Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, and Ewan McGregor. Having seen the title of this film, I wondered what this film would be … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The comical life of sports writer, Ray Barone, and his family. Starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, and Brad Garrett. This show is wonderfully written. The characters are all stereotypical family members, but the actors do an excellent job of bringing … 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

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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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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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The Abduction (1996) Rated NR

Kate and Paul’s marriage started off as happy but, with each passing year, Paul becomes more abusive. Kate finally gets the courage to leave, but Paul has a hard time letting go. Based on the true story of the case … Continue reading

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101 Dalmatians (1996) Rated G

Live-action film to the story of 101 Dalmatians written by Dodie Smith. Starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie. This live-action film is based on the book and the 1961 animated film by the same name. … Continue reading

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