Tag Archives: depression

Touched by Romance (2014) Rated G

When an author is diagnosed with cancer, her nurse starts a new treatment of helping her finish her novels with joy. Starring Doris Roberts, Rachael Carpani, and Ernie Hudson. This is a complex film. It has heart, but it needs … Continue reading

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Baskets (FX) Rated TV-MA

After failing out of clown college, Chip Baskets continues to hope that he will one day be a clown. Starring Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, and Louie Anderson. This show is brilliantly written with a great dry sense of humor. It’s … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take It with You (1938) Rated NR

A man from a rich family gets engaged to a woman from and eccentric family. Starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, and James Stewart. This film is a cute romp of humor. It takes on the social and class messages of … Continue reading

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Christmas for a Dollar (2013) Rated PG

During the depression, a family struggles to celebrate Christmas until their father brings home a dollar for each to spend on presents. Starring Brian Krause, Nancy Stafford, and Danielle C. Ryan. This film is brilliantly made. The writing is not … Continue reading

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Serena (2014) Rated R

In depression-era South Carolina, George Pemberton marries Serena, which doesn’t bode well for his timber empire. Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Rhys Ifans. This film is one of the worst ever. The acting was so bad – then you … Continue reading

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Rated PG-13

Edward leaves Bella after she is attacked, which causes her to fall into depression and a subsequent relationship with a childhood friend. Based on the book New Moon by Stephenie Meyer. Starring Kristen Stewart, Christina Jastrzembska, and Robert Pattinson. This film … Continue reading

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Chad Loves Michelle (OWN) Rated NR

Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child and her fiancé Pastor Chad Johnson struggle with their relationship while Williams deals with depression. Starring  Michelle Williams. This reality show brings reality to the show. We have two people who love each other but struggle … Continue reading

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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996) Rated TV-PG

A father is wrongfully convicted, and his children travel to Washington D.C. seeking his release in time for Christmas. Starring Diana Scarwid, Robert Urich, and Tegan Moss. This is a heartwarming true story of siblings who travel to Washington during The … Continue reading

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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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Melancholia (2011) Rated R

The strained relationship between two sisters is further challenged when they discover that another planet is on course to collide with Earth. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgard, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgard, Kiefer Sutherland. This film is visually stunning, … Continue reading

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