Category Archives: family

All of My Heart (2015) Rated TV-G

After inheriting a house, Jenny and the co-owner, Brian, become friends. Starring Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Edward Asner. This is a cute Hallmark romance. The chemistry between Chabert and Elliott is too cute. This one isn’t just a sweet … Continue reading

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Greatest Heroes of the Bible (NBC) Rated NR

An anthology of the events from the Old Testament. Starring Brad Crandall, Victor Jory, and Peter Mark Richman. This series highlights the major events of the Old Testament. The episodes tell the stories of Moses, Daniel, Esther, Joseph, and Abraham. … Continue reading

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Aladdin (2019) Rated PG

A street urchin and a vizier both vie for a magic lamp that makes all your dreams come true. Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. I wasn’t impressed by Disney’s live-action remake. The songs are not memorable; they … Continue reading

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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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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Nick) Rated TV-G

A remake of the hit game show where adults answer grade-school questions with the help of a group of kids to win money. Starring John Cena, Cooper Stutler, and Jamir Vega. This time around, you can tell the kids are … Continue reading

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Little House on the Prairie (NBC) Rated TV-PG

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove, MN. Based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, and Karen Grassle. The only parts of this show that are based on Wilder’s books … Continue reading

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Dumbo (2019) Rated PG

A young elephant is born with large ears that enable him to fly. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito. If you thought that the original was sad and depressing, this one exceeds the original in the sadness. What’s … Continue reading

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The Happiest Millionaire (1967) Rated G

A young Irish immigrant lands a job at an eccentric billionaire’s home where the father keeps alligators for pets, and the daughter tries to find the man of her dreams who isn’t afraid of her father. Starring Fred MacMurray, Greer … Continue reading

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The Gnome-Mobile (1967) Rated G

A millionaire and his grandchildren are asked to help some forest Gnomes to find the others in their tribe. Along the way, the grandfather is suspected of being crazy – now, the children and gnomes have to help the grandfather. … Continue reading

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A Royal Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Prince Leopold wants to marry his love, a seamstress from Philadelphia, but his mother has other ideas. Starring Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan, and Jane Seymour. This story just doesn’t seem that believable. The girlfriend is very ignorant of the traditions … Continue reading

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