Tag Archives: dream

The Rookie (ABC) Rated TV-14

John Nolan, a 40-year-old man, moves to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer. Starring Nathan Fillion, Titus Makin Jr., and Eric Winter. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. We have a 40-year-old man that … Continue reading

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Phenoms (FOX) Rated TV-14

A documentary series follows the next great soccer players as they vie to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Starring  Gordon Ramsay, Dan Wicksman, and Mario Melchiot. This is a great story that follows the ups and downs of … Continue reading

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A Country Christmas Story (2013) Rated NR

Grace, a young chorister, dreams of becoming a country music star. Starring Megyn Price, Ross McCall, and Brian McKnight. This Christmas story is definitely different from other holiday films. Although it’s a family-friendly movie with a positive message, it’s rather forgettable. Dolly … Continue reading

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Akeelah and the Bee (2006) Rated PG

A girl tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. Starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett. This is one of the many spelling bee films that came out around the same time. Although this film was highly praised, I … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (1986) Rated PG-13

 A group of friends discover a deed to a house and dream of turning it into a rock n’ roll hotel. Starring Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Marisa Tomei. This film is really out there. Poor writing, direction, and production plague every … Continue reading

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Chasing Mavericks (2012) Rated PG

Jay Moriarity discovers the Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is just down the road from where he lives, so he hires Frosty Hesson to train him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue I rather … Continue reading

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*Loosely Exactly Nicole (MTV) Rated TV-14

Nicole is trying to live the Hollywood dream, as she battles auditions, unpaid electric bills and romance. Starring Nicole Byer, Jacob Wysocki, Jen D’Angelo. I am sorely disappointed in a lot of these new shows lately. This is just another one … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005) Rated TV-PG

A food critic’s life is turned upside down when her mother comes for a visit. Starring Christine Baranski, Carly Pope, Bobby Cannavale. This is a cute, romantic Christmas comedy from Lifetime, which provides a little more kick than the Hallmark … Continue reading

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Window Wonderland (2013) Rated TV-G

Two co-workers vie for their dream job as window dressers. Starring Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell, Naomi Judd, Cameron Mathison. I loved this film. Leigh and Campbell have such wonderful chemistry together. Of course, I have a soft spot for Campbell … Continue reading

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