Tag Archives: family

The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain who convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson. This story takes you down twists and turns as you try to figure out who … Continue reading

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Small Town Crime (2017) Rated R

An alcoholic ex-cop finds the body of a girl and becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. Along the way, he gets his family in trouble. Starring John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer. A bit far-fetched and rushed at the end, but … Continue reading

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Full House (ABC) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and best friend to help raise his three daughters. Starring John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen. This is a classic family comedy that is so fun to … Continue reading

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Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

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Nadja (1994) Rated R

 A modern telling of a family of vampires must come to terms with each other as they are continuing being hunted by Dr. Van Helsing. Starring  Elina Löwensohn, Nic Ratner, Karl Geary, Peter Fonda, Martin Donovan, David Lynch I was not impressed with … Continue reading

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This is Bob Hope… (2017) Rated NR

 A look at the life of Bob Hope. Starring Gracie Allen, Woody Allen, Ann-Margret. This documentary covers Hope’s life from his childhood all the way to his days with the USO. The documentary includes interviews with both family and friends as … Continue reading

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Angel in the Family (2004) Rated NR

 A widowed father and his two daughters get a Christmas surprise when their mother returns for Christmas. Starring Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner. A family is rife with turmoil when the two daughters come home to attend to their … Continue reading

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The Christmas Snowman (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who helps the neighborhood kids build a snowman dreams of the perfect guy. Starring Erin Boyes, Anthony Konechny, Islie Hirvonen. This short Christmas romance, while kind of cute, is probably the worst I’ve seen this year. It was hard … Continue reading

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Ordinary Miracles (2005) Rated NR

 A Judge takes a troubled teen into her home after no one else wanted her. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Lyndsy Fonseca, C. Thomas Howell, Corbin Bernsen. An unspectacular Hallmark production, this film travels a well-worn story line. A hard-nosed judge takes in a … Continue reading

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The Christmas Trap (2017) Rated NR

A soon-to-be-divorced couple on the way to their lawyer’s office gets stuck in an elevator. Starring Lucia Walters, Colin Lawrence, Alistair Abell. This short is another taste of holiday magic. (Spoiler alert) While a married couple is stuck in an elevator, … Continue reading

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