Category Archives: B

Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery (2015) Rated NR

At Christmas, Hannah comes to the bakery to check on things only to discover another body. Based on the book by Joanna Fluke. Starring  Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, and Barbara Niven. This is another great story of the series, Murder She Baked, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Based on a Novel, Christmas Films, Crime, films, Hallmark Movies, Movie reviews, movies, Mysteries, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Helter Skelter (Epix) Rated TV-MA

It’s been over 50 years since Charles Manson and his followers committed their heinous crimes. This miniseries tells the story of Manson from his childhood through his crimes with interviews from the people who knew him and those that witnessed his … Continue reading

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Little Women (1933) Rated NR

A chronicle of the lives of 5 sisters growing up in nineteenth-century America. Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, and Paul Lukas. I know I’ve said this before, I’ve never been a fan … Continue reading

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Wish You Well (2013) Rated NR

Two children come of age during the 1940s at their grandmother’s home. Based on the book by David Baldacci. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy, and Josh Lucas. This film is a slow-moving story and a simple tale. You just get … Continue reading

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Mr. Miracle (2014) Rated TV-G

 A guardian angel poses as an English teacher, to help a woman find her way before christmas. Based on the story by Debbie Macomber. Starring Kendra Anderson, Candus Churchill, Andrew Francis, Rob Morrow I was rather disappointed by this film. … Continue reading

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Debbie Macomber’s Dashing Through the Snow (2015) Rated NR

Two people become stranded at an airport during the holiday season and decide to rent a car together to get out of town. Along the way, they experience adventures while falling in love. Based on Debbie Macomber’s book of the … Continue reading

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Just Mercy (2019) Rated PG-13

A civil rights lawyer takes on a case of a condemned man on death row. Based on the book and true story of Bryan Stevenson. Starring Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., and Michael Harding. This film isn’t the best written, … Continue reading

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Childhood’s End (2015) Rated NR

After peaceful Aliens have taken over the Earth, humanity learns how this utopia with the aliens work. Based on the book by Arthur C. Clarke. Starring Mike Vogel, Osy Ikhile, and Daisy Betts. This miniseries has too much going on for … Continue reading

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