Category Archives: Foreign Films

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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Christmas Lodge (2011) Rated G

Mary has fond memories of the Christmas Lodge, but when she comes back for a weekend visit, she discovers the lodge in disarray. She fights to bring it back to its original glory. Starring Erin Karpluk, Michael Shanks, and Rukiya … Continue reading

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Upgrade (2018) Rated R

In the near future, technology controls our life. When Greg, who is a technophobe, has his life turned upside down, he gets a computer implant that’s bent on revenge. Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, and Steve Danielsen. Wow! This film was … 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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Perfect Strangers (2001) Rated NR

A family comes together during a reunion that reveals more than expected. Starring Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, and Matthew Macfadyen. This is a great subtle family drama. Here we have a group of family members that come together for a reunion, … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013) Rated TV-G

Alice is meeting her future in-laws for Christmas. She heads out early and runs into who she thinks is her fiancé’s brother but discovers that she’s mixed up the families. Starring Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, and Lawrence Dane. This is one … Continue reading

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Isle of Dogs (2018) Rated PG-13

A boy looks for his dog on the Isle of Dogs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, and Edward Norton. This is a typical Wes Anderson film; it has style, but it’s lost on the substance. It’s Anderson’s stylistic film-making on display. … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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