Category Archives: Romance

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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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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The Christmas Train (2017) Rated TV-G

Inspired by his father, a journalist takes a train ride cross country where he meets other passengers. Based on the book by David Baldacci. Starring Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Danny Glover. This film has everything you can imagine for a … Continue reading

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Reverie (NBC) Rated TV-14

A hostage negotiator works to retrieve people who are lost in a virtual reality program. Starring Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, and Sendhil Ramamurthy. This show brings a thriller to the small screen. Mara Kint heads into the virtual reality program to find … Continue reading

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What I Did for Love (2006) Rated NR

A city lawyer goes to his fiancee’s country home for the holidays. Starring Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, and James Gammon. This movie is different from Hallmark’s typical Christmas films. Here, we don’t watch the two characters fall in love; they’ve already … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … Continue reading

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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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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated NR

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

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Phantom Thread (2017) Rated R

In 1950s London, a renowned dressmaker’s meticulous life is uprooted when he meets a strong-willed woman.  Starring Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Lesley Manville. This is one twisted film. The premise of the film seems to be a phantom thread that … Continue reading

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Submergence (2017) Rated NR

James More is held captive by jihadist fighters off the coast of Africa; across the ocean, Danielle Flinders prepares to submerge into the Greenland Sea. While More and Flinders are separately confined, they each remember their romance from the year before. … Continue reading

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