Tag Archives: conflict

Damascus Cover (2018) Rated R

A spy falls in love while working on an undercover mission in Syria. Based on the book by Howard Kaplan. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, and John Hurt. As a spy thriller, this film is poorly written. Jonathan Rhys Meyers … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011) Rated PG

Two pets and their owners fall in love, but it’s more complicated for the adults who are trying to join two families. Starring Jay Mohr, Jennie Garth, and Nikki Cox. This is one of the dumbest films ever. There isn’t a … Continue reading

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Love, Simon (2018) Rated PG-13

Simon is keeping a secret from his family and friends – he’s gay. Starring  Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, and Josh Duhamel. There are quite a few things to say about this film, both good and bad. I thought the story … Continue reading

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What I Did for Love (2006) Rated NR

A city lawyer goes to his fiancee’s country home for the holidays. Starring Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, and James Gammon. This movie is different from Hallmark’s typical Christmas films. Here, we don’t watch the two characters fall in love; they’ve already … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Heart (2011) Rated PG

A high school La Crosse player deals with the death of his father, having a new coach, and his own arrogance. Starring Kellan Lutz, Adam Beach, and Ridge Canipe. This film is a predictable teenage sports drama; it didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman (2017) Rated PG-13

Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, hears of the conflict in the outside world, and she leaves her home to save the world and in the process discovers herself. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright. This film is the back story … Continue reading

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The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997) Rated NR

 The story follows Saul, an angry zealot as he transforms into Paul the apostle. Starring Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman I was not overly impressed with this film. Although it does tell the story of Paul’s conversion and the subsequent conflicts which … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Mystery: Murder by Text (2017) Rated NR

 A bass player is found dead days before she’ll go on tour with a country star. Starring Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic. The Garage Sale Mystery series continues to get better with each movie: better scripts, better chemistry, better production. This movie … Continue reading

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