Tag Archives: Cancer

I Love That for You (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A woman who has overcome childhood leukemia dreams of being a host on a shopping network. Starring Bess Armstrong, Vanessa Bayer, and Molly Shannon.  I was pleasantly surprised by this show. It’s well written and is a wonderful, understated comedy. … Continue reading

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Everything’s Gonna Be Okay (Freeform) Rated NR

After their father’s untimely death, Nicholas and his two half-sisters must learn to live together. Starring Kayla Cromer, Adam Faison, and Maeve Press. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. It’s not the best show, but it has heart. Nicholas, … Continue reading

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Midway to Heaven (2011) Rated PG

Ned Stevens lost his wife to cancer years ago but can’t seem to leave her memory and move on with his life. His daughter comes home from college with a new beau and believes it’s time for her father to … Continue reading

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Beverly Lewis’ The Confession (2013) Rated NR

When Katie Lapp gets shunned by her Amish community, she goes in search of her biological mother, who is dying of cancer. When she finds her mother, she must set the record straight, including a little mistaken identity. Based on … Continue reading

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Terry (2005) Rated NR

The film tells the story of Terry Fox and his cross country marathon through Canada with an artificial leg, to raise awareness for cancer research. Starring Shawn Ashmore, Ryan McDonald, Noah Reid. This is a great inspirational film about a … Continue reading

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November Christmas (2010) Rated G

The story of a girl is battling cancer and how it affects the people around her. Starring Sam Elliott, John Corbett, Sarah Paulson, Emily Alyn Lind. This is one of the one of the best Hallmark Hall of Fame Christmas … Continue reading

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Deadpool (2016) Rated R

A mercenary discovers he has cancer; to cure it he undergoes a rogue experiment. Starring Ryan Reynolds,  Karan Soni, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin. Do not be mistaken, this is not a superhero film for children. Deadpool is the … Continue reading

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The Shootist (1976) Rated PG

A dying gunfighter wants to spend his last days with as little pain as possible and to die with dignity. Based on the novel by  Glendon Swarthout. Starring John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, John Carradine. This was … Continue reading

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The Color of Rain (2014) Rated TV-14

When cancer claims Gina Kell’s husband, she is left with two boys to raise. A few weeks later, cancer also claims the life of Michael Spehn’s wife, leaving him with three children. As they both struggle with the loss in … Continue reading

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New in Theaters This Week, July 10, 2015

Minions (PG) Opens on Friday, July 10 Starring: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. … Continue reading

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