Tag Archives: chemistry

The Millers (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A divorced reporter is looking forward to single life when his parents’ marriage begins to unravel. Starring J.B. Smoove, Nelson Franklin, and Margo Martindale. The show is interesting, and I thought that once it found its footing, the show would be … Continue reading

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In Contempt (BET) Rated TV-14

Gwen works for a legal aid office in New York City, where she fights for her court-appointed clients. Adding to the drama, Gwen’s co-workers include an ex and her father. Starring Erica Ash, Mouna Traoré, and Megan Hutchings. This show is … Continue reading

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932) Rated NR

A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, and Toshia Mori. The Bitter Tea of General Yen is one of the first films to deal with interracial romance. As this was made before films were … Continue reading

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Arthur Newman (2012) Rated R

A man fakes his own death to start a new life with a woman who is also trying to forget her past. Starring Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, and Lucas Hedges. At first glance, this film looks good; you have Firth and Blunt, … Continue reading

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Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

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The Crazy Ones (CBS) Rated TV-14

Simon Roberts runs an ad agency with his daughter. Starring Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and James Wolk. This is one of those shows that just needed to be tweaked. Robin Williams is Robin Williams, you really can’t not enjoy his … Continue reading

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Dads (FOX) Rated TV-14

 Two men have their lives turned upside down when their dads move in with them. Starring Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi, Brenda Song This show has   an interesting premise but it lacks in the chemistry between the actors. I think this … Continue reading

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Second Chances (2013) Rated TV-G

 A firefighter breaks his leg and moves into a ground floor apartment with a single mother. Starring Alison Sweeney, Greg Vaughan, Edward Asner. This is one of Hallmark’s better romances with all the trademark elements. Quaint, cute and endearing, it could … Continue reading

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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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The Birthday Wish (2017) Rated TV-G

 A woman who wants her boyfriend to propose wishes to know her future on her birthday. Starring Jessy Schram, Luke Macfarlane, Marcus Rosner. This is a delightful Hallmark romance. It has just the right amount of magic to keep the story … Continue reading

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