Category Archives: C

What If… (2010) Rated PG

Ben Walker gets a look at what his life would’ve been like if he’d followed his heart. Starring Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, and John Ratzenberger. This is a twist on It’s a Wonderful Life. The film has a wonderful moral of the story. … Continue reading

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Waffle Street (2015) Rated NR

After being fired from a mortgage fund, Jim decides to work at a 24-hour diner where he learns a new perspective on life. Based on the memoir by James Adams. Starring James Lafferty, Danny Glover, and Julie Gonzalo. This feel-good … Continue reading

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Past Malice (Hallmark) Rated NR

Emma is an archaeologist who helps solve murder mysteries with an FBI friend. Based on the books by Dana Cameron. Starring Courtney Thorne-Smith, James Tupper, and Adam DiMarco. This series wasn’t too bad. It still wasn’t the best; Thorne-Smith is … Continue reading

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The Chronicle Mysteries (Hallmark) Rated NR

A podcaster investigates cold cases and true crime for her podcast. Starring Alison Sweeney, Benjamin Ayres, and Olivia Steele Falconer. I was not impressed with this series. I felt the writing was weak, and while Sweeney and Ayres had some … Continue reading

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I’m Dying up Here (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

This series is based on the start of stand-up comedy in the 1970s, a golden age when stand-up comedians were revered. Based on the book by William Knoedelseder. Starring Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, and Michael Angarano. This show is not … Continue reading

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Christmas Next Door (2017) Rated TV-G

An author is forced to look after his niece and nephew during the holiday season. His next-door neighbor helps him with his Christmas spirit. Starring Jesse Metcalfe, Fiona Gubelmann, and Brittany Bristow.¬† This is a typical Hallmark Christmas film. We … Continue reading

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The Kid (1921) Rated NR

A bum cares for an abandoned child. Starring Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, and Carl Miller. This is a brilliant silent film. It has the classic slapstick comedy, but it also has the heart. While there are some aged moments and … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Air (2017) Rated TV-G

 Struggling to keep his work life and personal life balanced, a widowed father hires a professional organizer. Starring Catherine Bell, Eric Close, and Ken Tremblett.  This is a typical Hallmark movie, although, this one stands out thanks to the wonderful … Continue reading

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Broadcast News (1987) Rated R

Two rival broadcasters fight over their jobs and vie for the heart of their producer. Starring William Hurt, Albert Brooks, and Holly Hunter.  The newsroom is the backdrop for this rom-com that is as unrealistic as they come. For one … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2017) Rated PG

A former child star gets community service at a mega-church where he fakes being a Christian to play Jesus in their passion play. Starring Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, and Neil Flynn. I was hoping this film would be better than … Continue reading

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