Tag Archives: family

The Turning Point (1977) Rated PG

When a young woman joins a ballet company, her mother, a former ballerina, confronts her own decision years ago to forgo work for family. Starring Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, and Tom Skerritt. The film takes us behind the scenes of … Continue reading

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Mann and Wife (Bounce) Rated TV-PG

A couple comes home to their new blended family after their honeymoon. Starring David Mann, Tamela J. Mann, and Tony Rock. The show stars real-life married couple, David and Tamela. I thought the show was funny, and I loved the … Continue reading

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Magic in the Moonlight (2014) Rated PG-13

An Englishman is brought to a rich family to uncover a fake clairvoyant and mystic that has swindled the family. Starring Colin Firth, Antonia Clarke, and Natasha Andrews. There is nothing really bad about this film. It is quintessential Woody … Continue reading

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Dopesick Nation (Viceland) Rated TV-MA

The series follows two recovering addicts as they assist other addicts with recovery in the midst of the opioid epidemic. Starring Allie Severino. I have yet to like a show on Viceland. So far, the shows they’ve produced are nothing … Continue reading

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) Rated PG

An Indian family moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred restaurant. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal. This is a beautifully told story. The cinematography is beautiful, and the acting superb. While … Continue reading

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Family Restaurant Rivals (Food) Rated TV-G

Restaurant owners compete in challenges that real-life restaurateurs deal with to win over the judges and win $10,000. Starring Valerie Bertinelli, Clinton Kelly, and Jet Tila. This was a fun cooking competition. We see families working together to create signature … Continue reading

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Wild Bear Rescue (AnimalPlanet) Rated NR

Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter is teeming with a record number of orphaned black bear cubs. It’s a family-run wildlife shelter that cares for orphaned cubs, rehab grizzlies, and any other wild animals that need help. We watch as they care … Continue reading

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Super Great Rooms (DIY) Rated NR

A team of designers makes use of a dysfunctional room and transforms it into a usable room. Starring Chip Wade. This renovation show focuses on one single room and redesigns the room’s use for the family. It really doesn’t give … Continue reading

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Back to School Mom (2015) Rated TV-14

A 41-year-old woman goes back to school to finish her degree; there, she becomes friends with the son she gave away 20 years earlier. Starring Kimberly Elise, Denzel Whitaker, and Loretta Devine. This film takes a common story and turns … Continue reading

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Allegiance (NBC) Rated TV-14

A rookie CIA analyst learns that his family is part of a Russian sleeper cell. Starring Hope Davis, Scott Cohen, and Margarita Levieva. This show is boring and has very bad writing. It might have been interesting if they tried … Continue reading

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