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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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The Irresistible Blueberry Farm (2016) Rated TV-G

A woman receives a letter from her grandmother to bring to a man that’s living in her childhood home in Maine. Based on the book, The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses. Starring Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas, and … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Angels (1966) Rated PG

Two young students at a private school keep the nuns on their toes with their antics. Based on the book Life with Mother Superior by Jane Trahey. Starring Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, and Hayley Mills. This film is from its … Continue reading

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Young Rock (NBC) Rated TV-PG

This series looks at the childhood years of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Lee Anderson, and Ana Tuisila. I was surprised they even greenlit this show. I know Dwayne Johnson is interesting, and I know he grew up in an … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day (2016) Rated TV-Y

Peter goes on a magical snowy walk to Nana’s house to bring home Christmas eve dinner. Based on the book by Ezra Jack Keats. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Donielle T. Hansley Jr., and Regina King. This isn’t the most Christmassy themed … Continue reading

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A Christmas Melody (2015) Rated TV-G

A widowed mother returns home after the loss of her job, where upon she meets her childhood rival and their families try to show them the Christmas spirit. Starring Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Kathy Najimy. This film doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne (2020) Rated TV-14

Ozzy Osbourne is the quintessential rock ‘n roller, but there were many lives of Ozzy through his five decades of performing. This show documents his life. Starring Geezer Butler, Ice-T, and Tony Iommi. This show tells the ups and downs of Ozzy Osbourne’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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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter (Epix) Rated TV-MA

It’s been over 50 years since Charles Manson and his followers committed their heinous crimes. This miniseries tells the story of Manson from his childhood through his crimes with interviews from the people who knew him and those that witnessed his … Continue reading

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