Tag Archives: family

Betrayal (ABC) Rated TV-14

Sara, an unhappily married woman, has an affair with a lawyer from a powerful family. Starring Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, and Wendy Moniz. This show isn’t fun to watch; the characters hurt others because of the hurt they feel themselves. Their … Continue reading

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Winchester (2018) Rated PG-13

Sarah Winchester, the widow of the late Winchester dynasty, builds her mansion for the souls that have been harmed by the rifle her family made. Starring Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, and Finn Scicluna-O’Prey. This film is based on the true story … Continue reading

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Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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Witches of East End (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

The adventures of a mother and her three daughters, who are unaware that they come from a family of witches. Based on the books by Melissa de la Cruz. Starring Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, and Jenna Dewan Tatum. This was a fun … Continue reading

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The Originals (CW) Rated TV-14

A family of original vampires heads back home to the city they built to dominate those who have crossed them. Starring Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, and Charles Michael Davis. This show is a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries. Having enjoyed The … Continue reading

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The Millers (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A divorced reporter is looking forward to single life when his parents’ marriage begins to unravel. Starring J.B. Smoove, Nelson Franklin, and Margo Martindale. The show is interesting, and I thought that once it found its footing, the show would be … Continue reading

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Hostiles (2017) Rated R

An army captain reluctantly takes the job of escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family home. Starring Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, and Ava Cooper. This film surprised me; it’s not the best-written script, but it’s character driven. Each character in the … Continue reading

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The Big Wedding (2013) Rated R

A long-divorced couple fakes being together for a family wedding. Starring Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, and Diane Keaton. This film’s jokes revolve around sex. I know that I sound arduous, but I’ll say this again: sex jokes are a cheap … Continue reading

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All the Money in the World (2017) Rated R

The story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in Rome, 1973. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, and Mark Wahlberg. With all the hoopla surrounding this film and the changing of actors as well as the Oscar nominations, you’d think this … Continue reading

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Trust (FX) Rated TV-MA

It’s 1973, and John Paul Getty III, the grandson of one of the richest men in the world, is kidnapped in Rome. While Getty is held for ransom by the Italian Mafia, his grandfather seems apathetic to the situation.  Starring Donald Sutherland, … Continue reading

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