Tag Archives: dying

Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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Everything’s Gonna Be Okay (Freeform) Rated NR

After their father’s untimely death, Nicholas and his two half-sisters must learn to live together. Starring Kayla Cromer, Adam Faison, and Maeve Press. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. It’s not the best show, but it has heart. Nicholas, … Continue reading

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I Am Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A documentary follows the last days of 32-year-old Renee Heidtman. We see her family and friends help care for her and come to terms with Renee’s impending death. Starring Renee Heidtman. This documentary is an intimate look at Renee’s last … Continue reading

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Code 8 (2019) Rated NR

A super-powered construction worker falls into the wrong crowd in order to save his mother. Starring Stephen Amell, Greg Bryk, and Robbie Amell. There isn’t much to this film. It’s a story that you’ve seen before. It’s a futuristic sci-fi … Continue reading

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Rated TV-PG

A writer reminisces his life as he lies dying from an infection in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Based on the book by Ernest Hemingway. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner. This film isn’t one that has a lot … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Based on a Novel, British Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

24 Hours to Live (2017) Rated R

 An assassin gets another chance at life after dying on the job.  Starring Paul Anderson, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham. This film does have action galore that is fun to watch. What it lacks is good writing. There are several plot holes … Continue reading

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The Measure of a Man (2011) Rated NR

 A father is dying and his daughter remembers his life and questions what makes a man. Starring Jarin Stevens, Jennica Schwartzman, Jules Hartley The premise of the film is great and that is as good as this film gets. I really wish it … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa (2003) Rated NR

 Based on the life of Mother Teresa, a simple nun whose calling and faith lead her to the poor, the lepers, the dying, and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta. Starring Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio. I didn’t come to … Continue reading

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Standing Post (2014) Rated NR

When a young Casualty Notification Officer tries to locate the last living family member of a fallen soldier, he is mistaken for the son of the soldier’s dying father. Based on the short story Night Watch by Roy Popkin. Starring … Continue reading

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