Category Archives: Movie reviews

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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Superman (1978) Rated TV-PG

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth and grows up to protect his adoptive world. Starring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, and Christopher Reeve. This film is a classic. It’s the one that all other Superman flicks are … Continue reading

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Penny Serenade (1941) Rated NR

The ups and downs of life are shown in the marriage of two young people as they begin their life together. Starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, and Beulah Bondi. I loved this movie; I thought it was a great excerpt from … Continue reading

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Backyard Wedding (2010) Rated TV-PG

Kim Tyler is planning the wedding of her dreams in her parents’ backyard, but her ex-husband keeps popping up visiting his parents who live next door. Starring Alicia Witt, Teddy Sears, and Markie Post. This Hallmark film dragged on and on. … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress (2001) Rated NR

 When Hannah Pinkham tries on her wedding dress she receives bad news – the dress seems to bring bad luck to everyone who has it. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Margaret Colin, and Tyne Daly. This film starts out promising. We have the … Continue reading

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Death Wish (2018) Rated R

Dr. Paul Kersey has spent his life saving the lives of others, but everything changes when his family is attacked. Starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Elisabeth Shue. This film is a typical revenge movie. Bruce Willis plays the doctor turned … Continue reading

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The Christmas Ornament (2013) Rated TV-G

A widow plans to skip the holiday festivities as they remind her of her late husband. Starring Kellie Martin, Cameron Mathison, and Jewel Staite. This hallmark film is one of the better ones. Here we have a grieving wife who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Damascus Cover (2018) Rated R

A spy falls in love while working on an undercover mission in Syria. Based on the book by Howard Kaplan. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, and John Hurt. As a spy thriller, this film is poorly written. Jonathan Rhys Meyers … Continue reading

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Skyscraper (2018) Rated PG-13

A former FBI team member must rescue his family from the world’s tallest skyscraper as it is engulfed in flames. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, and Chin Han. I’ll admit I had my hesitations going into this film; the plot … Continue reading

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