Category Archives: family

Step Dogs (2013) Rated NR

A Hollywood pooch moves to the north to live with a country mutt. Starring Joris Jarsky, Ryan Belleville, and Dylan Schmid. This is the story of a blended family. The Hollywood pooch’s owner marries and moves north where there is a … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) Rated NR

While home on furlough for Christmas, a soldier meets a young woman and love blossoms. Starring Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, and Shirley Temple. This is a lovely film; it shows how a soldier with a past can overcome hi issues. It’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Belle (2013) Rated TV-PG

Per her job, Belle heads to a mansion for an estate sale, where the owner is icy until Belle melts his heart. Starring  Haylie Duff, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Mark Famiglietti. This film is a take on the Disney’s the Beauty … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday (1976) Rated G

A mother and daughter both wish to walk in each other’s shoes and find that they’ve switched bodies for a day. Starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, and John Astin. I’ve never seen this movie before. I’ve just watched it for the … Continue reading

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Pistachio (2018) Rated G

Lily’s life is turned upside down when she has to spend the summer at her Aunt’s ranch. Starring Denise Richards, Madeline Carroll, and Joey Lawrence. This is a great family film. I rather enjoyed the film even though the story is … Continue reading

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Defending Santa (2013) Rated TV-PG

Santa goes on trial for mental competency in a small town. Starring Dean Cain, Jud Tylor, and John Savage. Defending Santa is one of those typically sweet Christmas films that pepper our TV at this time of year. The film is … Continue reading

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Let It Snow (2013) Rated TV-G

An executive examines her company’s new property, hoping to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch, and Alan Thicke. This is another typical Hallmark Christmas movie. It’s got the sweetness and the heart … Continue reading

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Fir Crazy (2013) Rated TV-G

A woman who hates Christmas must help at her dad’s tree lot for one holiday season. Starring Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson, and Colin Mochrie. Again, this is another typical Hallmark Christmas movie. I actually enjoy watching these every year, but they … Continue reading

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Christmas With Tucker (2013) Rated NR

After the death of his father, a boy befriends a dog. Based on the book by Greg Kincaid. Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe, and Barbara Gordon. This film has the basic Christmas storyline. We have a boy who is coming to terms … Continue reading

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Kristin’s Christmas Past (2013) Rated TV-PG

Kristin has an opportunity to go back in time to 1996 and visit her family on Christmas to help her family in 2013. Starring Shiri Appleby, Will Kemp, and Courtney Henggeler. This film is a take on A Christmas Carol, but … Continue reading

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