Category Archives: Rated NR

Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical – Live (2017) Rated NR

A live production of Holiday Inn. A singer leaves showbiz behind to own a farmhouse in Connecticut where he creates a performance venue. Starring Corbin Bleu, Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer. I loved this production of Holiday Inn. Pinkham as Jim Hardy  … Continue reading

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Alice Adams (1935) Rated NR

 The adventures of two social-climbing women in small town America. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable This is one of those films that are a gem to stumble upon. Katharine Hepburn enjoyed playing Alice Adams and it shows. Alice … Continue reading

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Black Lightning (CW) Rated NR

 A retired superhero becomes  an avenger for justice. Starring William Catlett, Gregg Henry, Cress Williams. A couple of observations from the first episode:  1. I love Cress Williams. I’m glad he’s back on TV. 2. I really dislike how they are … Continue reading

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This is Bob Hope… (2017) Rated NR

 A look at the life of Bob Hope. Starring Gracie Allen, Woody Allen, Ann-Margret. This documentary covers Hope’s life from his childhood all the way to his days with the USO. The documentary includes interviews with both family and friends as … Continue reading

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To Rome for Love (BRAVO) Rated NR

 A group of women head to Rome to find love. Starring Mercedes Young, Cece Counts, Diann Valentine. This is a reality show that takes a group of African-American women to Rome to find love. I have two problems with the show. … Continue reading

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Angel in the Family (2004) Rated NR

 A widowed father and his two daughters get a Christmas surprise when their mother returns for Christmas. Starring Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner. A family is rife with turmoil when the two daughters come home to attend to their … Continue reading

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The Christmas Snowman (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who helps the neighborhood kids build a snowman dreams of the perfect guy. Starring Erin Boyes, Anthony Konechny, Islie Hirvonen. This short Christmas romance, while kind of cute, is probably the worst I’ve seen this year. It was hard … Continue reading

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Ordinary Miracles (2005) Rated NR

 A Judge takes a troubled teen into her home after no one else wanted her. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Lyndsy Fonseca, C. Thomas Howell, Corbin Bernsen. An unspectacular Hallmark production, this film travels a well-worn story line. A hard-nosed judge takes in a … Continue reading

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The Christmas Trap (2017) Rated NR

A soon-to-be-divorced couple on the way to their lawyer’s office gets stuck in an elevator. Starring Lucia Walters, Colin Lawrence, Alistair Abell. This short is another taste of holiday magic. (Spoiler alert) While a married couple is stuck in an elevator, … Continue reading

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The City of Little Men (1938) Rated NR

The story of Boys Town, founded by Father Flanagan, where wayward and homeless boys can live. Starring Edward Flanagan, Johnny Walsh, Frank Whitbeck This short tells the story of Boys Town, which Father Flanagan started in 1917; it still runs today. The … Continue reading

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