Tag Archives: character

Burnt (2015) Rated R

A top chef has destroyed his career with drugs and an ego. After he cleans up, he heads back to London to redeem himself at a restaurant that’s working on getting three Michelin stars. Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, and Daniel … Continue reading

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3 Godfathers (1948) Rated NR

Three outlaws run into a woman giving birth in the desert. The woman dies, leaving the care of her daughter to the three men. Starring John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, and Harry Carey Jr. This film is brilliant. It’s a character … Continue reading

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Santa Switch (2013) Rated NR

Dan is struggling as he loses his job right before Christmas. His wife files for divorce, and while he doesn’t get a job as a mall Santa, the real Santa notices and auditions for the job. Starring Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek, … Continue reading

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Winter Love Story (2019) Rated TV-G

Cassie has published her first book, and to publicize it, she goes on a book tour with an established author. Starring Jen Lilley, Kevin McGarry, and Mary-Margaret Humes. This is a cute romcom from Hallmark. McGarry was as charming and relaxed as … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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The Flight Before Christmas (2015) Rated TV-PG

Two strangers share a room after they are snow bound in Montana. Starring Mayim Bialik, Ryan McPartlin, and Reginald VelJohnson. I do think Lifetime is giving Hallmark a run for their money. Lifetime is more realistic than Hallmark, and it’s … Continue reading

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Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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Little Women (1933) Rated NR

A chronicle of the lives of 5 sisters growing up in nineteenth-century America. Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, and Paul Lukas. I know I’ve said this before, I’ve never been a fan … Continue reading

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Mr. Miracle (2014) Rated TV-G

 A guardian angel poses as an English teacher, to help a woman find her way before christmas. Based on the story by Debbie Macomber. Starring Kendra Anderson, Candus Churchill, Andrew Francis, Rob Morrow I was rather disappointed by this film. … Continue reading

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Street Smart (1987) Rated R

A New York journalist lies about a fake pimp but is actually describing a real pimp that’s up for murder. Starring Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, and Mimi Rogers. This film is a brilliant story of life on the streets. It represents … Continue reading

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