Tag Archives: family

Admissions (2004) Rated PG

The Brighton family has its share of secrets which are about to be uncovered. Emily Brighton is intellectually disabled due to a fall when she was young, and her mother blames herself. Evie is Emily’s sister, who loves to read … Continue reading

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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway (Oxygen) Rated NR

Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba in May 2005, and her father has never stopped looking for her. Now, with a new informant he hopes to find her remains. Starring  Dave Holloway, T.J. Ward, Gabriel. I’m glad that the family of Natalee Holloway … Continue reading

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Space Warriors (2013) Rated PG

 A group of teen  space cadets rescue three astronauts that are stranded in space. Starring Thomas Horn, Josh Lucas, Mira Sorvino, Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover This film is a family film. I wish it was better than it was. The acting was bad even for the … Continue reading

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Abraham (1993) Rated NR

 The Old Testament story of Abraham and his family as  they are tested by God. Starring Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey. This portrayal of the life of Abraham did an excellent job of incorporating both the historical and biblical aspects … Continue reading

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Born in China (2016) Rated G

Disney goes in the heart of China to witness the lives of a baby panda, a golden monkey, and a snow leopard. Starring John Krasinski. I was so looking forward to this documentary. Some of my favorite animals are from China, … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Rated PG-13

 The Guardians continue to work at keeping their family together as Quill’s parentage comes to light. Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell. What a disappointment!The regurgitated jokes that worked so well in the first film fall flat in … Continue reading

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A Family Man (2016) Rated R

 A headhunter struggles to gain control of his job placement and meet his family obligations. Starring Alison Brie, Willem Dafoe, Gerard Butler, Gretchen Mol, Alfred Molina. There is nothing original about this story. Basically, a man makes work his life, and as he climbs the … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Rated PG

 A young woman who idealizes her luckless father comes of age in a New York tenement during the early 1900s. Based on the novel by Betty Smith. Starring  Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn. This film beautifully captures the essence of the … Continue reading

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First Kill (2017) Rated R

A Wall Street broker brings his family to the place where he grew up to find that local law enforcement is investigating a bank robbery. Starring Bruce Willis, Hayden Christensen, Ty Shelton. The premise to the film is intriguing, but … Continue reading

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