Category Archives: 2015

My New Best Friend (2015) Rated TV-PG

A hard-nosed K-9 cop befriends a girl whose mother is seriously ill; along the way, they both discover the family they never knew they needed. Starring James Denton, Lilah Fitzgerald, and Laura Mennell. This film is rather depressing despite the … Continue reading

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With This Ring (2015) Rated TV-PG

After attending a friend’s wedding, three girlfriends make a pact to be married within a year. Starring Regina Hall, Jill Scott, and Eve. Seriously, this is a film. To have a group of professional women make a pact to be … Continue reading

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Empire (FOX) Rated TV-14

A music mogul must choose a successor from his three sons while his ex-wife also lays a claim to his empire. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, and Jussie Smollett. This show is typical – we have a family that … Continue reading

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The Stone Boy (2015) Rated NR

A girl embarks on a journey to help a boy whose anger turned him to stone. Starring Melissa Gedeón, Emilio Rafael, Melisa Gutiérrez, Aidan Blain, Jullian Boothe, and Joy Darash. This is a Mexican animated film that is a wonderful … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music Live (2015) Rated NR

A nun is tasked with caring for seven children whose widowed father is a naval captain. Starring  Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Alexander Armstrong. This live performance of The Sound of Music combines both the stage show and the 1965 movie … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine (2015) Rated NR

While mindlessly driving around town, a writer accidentally hits and kills a child. Starring James Franco, Peter Miller, and Gilbert Wahiakeron. This film really delves into forgiveness and guilt. Franco plays the writer brilliantly as he struggles with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Unforgotten (PBS) Rated TV-MA

Police begin an investigation after the discovery of a young man’s bones are found in a home’s basement. Starring  Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Jordan Long. This series takes many different avenues to find the killer. It seems like everyone … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (BBC) Rated UR

 The evolution of birds is brought to attention by David Attenborough. Starring David Attenborough, Jesse R. Barber, Peter R. Houlihan This series from David Attenborough talks about the evolution of birds. It is beautiful filmed, and Attenborough  showcases the birds at … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef (2015) Rated NR

David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef to explore exposed coral as well as diving deep to find coral which has yet to be seen. Starring David Attenborough. This is a gorgeous journey into the depths of one of the … Continue reading

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Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) Rated PG-13

A corporate actuary heads back to her home town to shut down a factory run by an ex-boyfriend. Starring Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore, Linda Darlow, Alan Thicke. This film hits all the right notes for a holiday TV movie. There is the widower … Continue reading

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