Tag Archives: family

Banner 4th of July (2013) Rated NR

 The Banner siblings used to work as a rock band until their sister decided to leave the group. Fifteen years later, their mother tries to reunite the family.  Starring Christian Campbell, Brooke White, Michael Barbuto, Kristin Booth. A typical Hallmark film, except that romance … Continue reading

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Dynasty (CW) Rated NR

Two rival families feud over control of their wealth and their loyalties. Starring Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, James Mackay, Sam Adegoke, Alan Dale I never watched an episode  of the original Dynasty, but this show does seem to have the same soap opera. Without any … Continue reading

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American Masters: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) Rated PG

The life of Edgar Allan Poe is examined in this series. Starring Chuck Caruso, Paul Collins, Roger Corman. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe is highlighted in this film, along with his literary contributions to modern fiction. He was considered the … Continue reading

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From Time to Time (2009) Rated PG

 A boy visiting his grandmother discovers he can travel between two centuries and unlocks family history mysteries. Based on the book, The Chimneys of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston. Starring Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Dominic West. I wanted to watch this … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Maura Murray (Oxygen) Rated NR

A young nursing student leaves school and vanishes without a trace on February 9, 2004. Her disappearance has fueled a legion of controversy. The show tries to unravel the misinformation and facts to uncover what happened to Maura Murray on that … Continue reading

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The Eleven (A&E) Rated TV-14

 The Eleven investigates the murder of eleven teenage girls after a letter from a convicted murderer is found that leads to a confession. Starring Lise Olsen, Fred Paige The show incorporates interviews with family, convicted murderer Edward Harold Bell and law … Continue reading

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The Gifted (FOX) Rated TV-14

In a world were mutants are distrusted and feared, an institute for mutants works for peace between the two sides. Starring Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Coby Bell, Jamie Chung, Blair Redford, Emma Dumont, Hayley Lovitt, Jermaine Rivers. This show is amazingly written. The … Continue reading

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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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