Tag Archives: father

Back in the Game (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A recently divorced mother moves back in with her father, a former baseball player, to help raise her son. Starring James Caan, Maggie Lawson, and Benjamin Koldyke. This is one of those shows that has nothing much going for it. It’s … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Heart (2011) Rated PG

A high school La Crosse player deals with the death of his father, having a new coach, and his own arrogance. Starring Kellan Lutz, Adam Beach, and Ridge Canipe. This film is a predictable teenage sports drama; it didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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Back (Sundance) Rated TV-14

 Two estranged foster brothers join up to take on the family business when their father dies. Starring David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey. This black comedy  is brilliant. As with most  British comedy, it starts out slow but gains momentum. The … Continue reading

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Epic (2013) Rated PG

 A teenager discovers a world deep in the forest where good versus evil are battling against each other and where she bands to save their world as well as ours. Starring Blake Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Allison Bills This is a charming … Continue reading

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Champions (NBC) Rated TV-14

 A gym owner with no ambition who is living with his younger brother discovers he is the father of a teenage boy. Starring Anders Holm, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar. This show has the basis for a good story, but it fails … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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Snitch (2013) Rated PG-13

A father goes undercover for the DEA to free his son after he is imprisoned for a drug deal. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal. This film is based off of a change in the drug trafficking laws, which makes … Continue reading

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Full House (ABC) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and best friend to help raise his three daughters. Starring John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen. This is a classic family comedy that is so fun to … Continue reading

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Alice Adams (1935) Rated NR

 The adventures of two social-climbing women in small town America. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable This is one of those films that are a gem to stumble upon. Katharine Hepburn enjoyed playing Alice Adams and it shows. Alice … Continue reading

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Angel in the Family (2004) Rated NR

 A widowed father and his two daughters get a Christmas surprise when their mother returns for Christmas. Starring Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner. A family is rife with turmoil when the two daughters come home to attend to their … Continue reading

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