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Matchmaker Santa (2012) Rated TV-G

 As a little girl, Melanie Hogan wished for her own Prince Charming with a love affair like her parents had. Starring Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson, and John Ratzenberger. This is one of those cute, silly Hallmark films, but it wasn’t one … Continue reading

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Rebellion (2016) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries follows a group of fictional characters who lived through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. Starring Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, and Jordanne Jones. This film is a wonderful telling of the Irish independence. It’s a … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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Frozen Fever (2015) Rated G

It’s Anna’s birthday, so Elsa and Kristoff are trying to give her the best celebration, but Elsa’s powers seem to cause the party to unravel. Starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff. This is a cute short that continues … Continue reading

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Angels Sing (2013) Rated PG

A father must regain the joy of the holiday season when his son faces the same tragedy he faced at the same age. Rekindling his Christmas cheer, the father encourages his son to embrace the joy of the season. Starring … Continue reading

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A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Two schoolteachers battle it out in a holiday baking contest to win the affections of a single father. Starring Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones, and Miranda Frigon. This is one of those cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies. It’s one that tends to … Continue reading

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Away and Back (2015) Rated TV-PG

An ornithologist and a farmer battle as the ornithologist tries to save a pair of swans on the farmer’s land. Starring Jason Lee, Minka Kelly, and Maggie Elizabeth Jones. This film is not the usual Hallmark fare. The story is … Continue reading

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My New Best Friend (2015) Rated TV-PG

A hard-nosed K-9 cop befriends a girl whose mother is seriously ill; along the way, they both discover the family they never knew they needed. Starring James Denton, Lilah Fitzgerald, and Laura Mennell. This film is rather depressing despite the … Continue reading

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Rated R

Writer Lee Israel is down on her luck with her writing when she discovers a way to make money by forging other writers’ letters. Based on the book, Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Rated TV-PG

Peter Parker has been bitten by an altered spider, and he discovers that he has spider-like powers that help him discover the mysteries behind his parents’ death. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans. The film is a reboot from … Continue reading

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