Category Archives: family

The Thanksgiving House (2013) Rated TV-G

A lawyer inherits a house in Plymouth only to discover that it may be a historical treasure. Starring Emily Rose, Justin Bruening, and Julia Jones. This is one of those Hallmark films that is just another predictable romantic movie. The actors … Continue reading

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The Wedding Chapel (2013) Rated NR

While home visiting her mom, Sarah finds herself entangled in rescuing a church that’s in danger of closing. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shelley Long, and Mark Deklin. I wish I could enjoy this film more than I did. The Wedding Chapel is … Continue reading

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Wonder (2017) Rated PG

 A boy with a genetic deformity starts attending junior high where he tries to make friends. Based on the book by R.J. Palacio. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic This film will bring you to tears. Junior high is tough for … Continue reading

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Coco (2017) Rated PG

A boy, who aspires to be a musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his legendary grandfather. Starring  Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. I have to say, this film was better than The Book of Life. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Rated PG

 The film follows the life of A.A. Milne as he creates the stories behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Starring Vicki Pepperdine, Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson. I thought this was a wonderful, behind-the-scenes portrayal of Milne’s life as he created the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh. There … Continue reading

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Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

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Saige Paints the Sky (2013) Rated TV-G

 Saige is a talented artist who loves horses. She’s a typical nine-year old, but when she discovers that her art class is cut by the school, she must find the courage to save her class and a friendship with the … Continue reading

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The Perry Como Christmas Show (1974) Rated NR

 The first Perry Como Christmas special. Starring Perry Como, Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Peggy Fleming The Perry Como special are a joy to watch. He gets the performers of the day to come and perform the songs we all love to … Continue reading

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Touch the Sun: Devil’s Hill (1988) Rated NR

Three kids’ whose mother is ill are sent to their cousin’s farm in remote Tasmania. Starring Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus. Part of a TV film series which highlights different regions of Australia, this film is the cute, family friendly … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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