Tag Archives: dying

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

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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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Beverly Lewis’ The Confession (2013) Rated NR

When Katie Lapp gets shunned by her Amish community, she goes in search of her biological mother, who is dying of cancer. When she finds her mother, she must set the record straight, including a little mistaken identity. Based on … Continue reading

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Johnny (2010) Rated NR

A boy who is living in a group foster home and dying of leukemia longs for a family of his own. Starring Jerry Phillips, Musetta Vander, Lonnie Colón, Lee Majors. Although it has some weaknesses, I connected with this story … Continue reading

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A Son’s Promise (1990) Rated NR

Based on the true story of 15-year old Terry, who promised his dying mother that he would keep his six brothers together. Starring Ricky Schroder, David Andrews, Veronica Cartwright. This is a wonderful, inspiring story of one boy with an … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) Rated R

Bridget Jones discovers she pregnant; all she has to do now is figure out who is the father: her former boyfriend, Mark Darcy, or the new man, Jack. Starring Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Emma … Continue reading

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