Category Archives: 2011

Unforgettable (CBS) Rated TV-14

A former detective has a rare ability to remember everything she experiences, including visual detail. Starring Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, and James Hiroyuki Liao. This show is brilliantly written; although, there are problems with it. One, it’s unoriginal. This show … Continue reading

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The Edge of the Garden (2011) Rated TV-PG

A single man buys an abandoned house and starts communicating with a woman who lived there 50 years ago. Starring Rob Estes, Sarah Manninen, David Lewis, and Kelly Monaco. This is one of those Hallmark films that doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011) Rated PG

Zeus and his family move into a new house right before Halloween. Starring Gary Valentine, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Joey Lawrence, and Mayim Bialik. I know, I’m a broken record when I say, “I’m not fond of films that have … Continue reading

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9/11: Heroes of the 88th Floor: People Helping People (2011) Rated NR

This documentary honors the lives of two men who saved 77 people on 9/11. Starring John-Christian Bateman, Frank De Martini, and Thomas Grube. This documentary follows two men who continued to work at getting people out that were trapped in … Continue reading

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An Elf’s Story: The Elf on the Shelf (2011) Rated NR

An elf tries to help a boy believe in the Christmas magic. Starring Leslie Bellair, Brendan Dooling, and Evie Eikhoff. I have yet to figure out the obsession with the Elf on the Shelf. It’s just one more thing that … Continue reading

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Damsels in Distress (2011) Rated PG-13

A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated college and to save the other female students from their boorish lives. Starring Greta Gerwig, Carrie MacLemore, and Megalyn Echikunwoke. This film is a deadpan romantic comedy. It has its … Continue reading

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Scrabble Showdown (DiscoveryFamily) Rated TV-G

Two teams (one adult and one child) play scrabble to win a trip anywhere. Starring Justin Willman, Debbie Britt, and Taylor Hay. This is a great family game. The game consists of three rounds. The first two rounds are rotating … Continue reading

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The Heart of Christmas (2011) Rated TV-G

The Locke family has discovered that their two-year-old has leukemia. While they try to make his last Christmas a good one, a businesswoman meets them and reevaluates her life. Based on a true story. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Jeanne Neilson, … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (2011) Rated TV-G

Daniel’s son gets hit by a car and is sent to physical therapy, but along the way, the therapist and Daniel fall in love. Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, Gina Holden, and Emily Tennant. This Christmas film tries to go deeper … Continue reading

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Jingle All the Way (2011) Rated TV-G

A husky pup befriends a boy who comes to the tree farm to get his family’s Christmas tree. Starring Thomas Stroppel, Ryan Bley, and Chad Darrow. This is a cute short about a boy and his friend, a husky pup. … Continue reading

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