Tag Archives: family

Hero (2014) Rated NR

A little league coach pursues fame and fortune, which causes broken relationships around him, including his relationship with his son. Determined to fix those relationships, he starts a new little league team of fathers and sons. Starring Burgess Jenkins, Mark … Continue reading

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The Village (NBC) Rated TV-14

Residents of a Brooklyn apartment complex bond as family and friends. Starring Moran Atias, Dominic Chianese, and Warren Christie. This is a wonderfully written show about a group of residents living next door to each other whose lives are intertwined. … Continue reading

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Instant Family (2018) Rated PG-13

A couple fosters three children hoping to adopt. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, and Isabela Moner. This is a fun, humorous story of a couple who decide they want to have kids and work on adopting them. To me, it’s … Continue reading

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The Book Thief (2013) Rated PG-13

A young German girl during World War II steals books and shares them with others. All the while, her adoptive parents hide a Jewish friend in the basement. Based on the book by Markus Zusak. Starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, … Continue reading

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Celebrity Legacies (Reelz) Rated TV-14

A factual series that looks at celebrities legacies after they have passed. Starring Danielle Mayoras, Andy Mayoras, and Richard M Dumont. This series is just multiple commentators talking about the death and subsequent legacies that stars leave behind. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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Inside Balmoral (PBS) Rated NR

The inside story of Balmoral, the castle estate in the Scottish highlands where the Queen and her family go to be themselves. Starring Grant Harrold, Dominic Mafham, and Mike O’Dyllan. The series doesn’t go into detail about the history of  … Continue reading

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First Man (2018) Rated PG-13

 A film that looks at the life of astronaut, Neil Armstrong, as he prepares for the mission to the moon, on July 20, 1969. Based on the book, First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, by  James R. Hansen. … Continue reading

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A Private War (2018) Rated R

War correspondent, Marie Colvin, traveled the world in war-torn countries to give voice to the voiceless; with her photographer, she embarks on the assignment to Homs. Starring Rosamund Pike, Greg Wise, and Alexandra Moen. The film is based on a Vanity Fair … Continue reading

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Straight A’s (2013) Rated R

A former addict haunted by his mother’s ghost heads home to the family he abandoned. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, and Luke Wilson. This film fits the saying that it isn’t good to judge a book by its cover. The title … Continue reading

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The World’s Best (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The World’s Best is a reality show competition where talented acts from all around the world perform in front of three U.S. judges and 50 representatives from different countries. The performers must get 75 votes to go on in the … Continue reading

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