Tag Archives: foster

Annie (2014) Rated PG

A foster child has her life change when a mayoral candidate takes her in as a campaign move. Starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Rose Byrne. Seriously, this film leaves out everything that made the original Annie special. There was … Continue reading

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Instant Family (2018) Rated PG-13

A couple fosters three children hoping to adopt. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, and Isabela Moner. This is a fun, humorous story of a couple who decide they want to have kids and work on adopting them. To me, it’s … 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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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013) Rated PG

A man dropping off a donation at a foster home, tells the story about a couple of boys who find a lost Medallion. Starring William Brent, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong, Alex Kendrick. This film had so much going for it, … Continue reading

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Johnny (2010) Rated NR

A boy who is living in a group foster home and dying of leukemia longs for a family of his own. Starring Jerry Phillips, Musetta Vander, Lonnie Colón, Lee Majors. Although it has some weaknesses, I connected with this story … Continue reading

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The Christmas Bunny (2010) Rated PG

A young foster girl, encounters an injured rabbit. She takes in the rabbit and forms a bond with the neighbor and her foster family. Starring Sophie Bolen, Madeline Vail, Colby French, Florence Henderson I was bowled over with this film. I … Continue reading

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Butter (2011) Rated R

At the Iowa state fair, a young foster girl is pitted against a determined housewife in the butter craving contest. Starring Jennifer Garner,  Ty Burrell, Garrett Schenck This film takes something, as boring as butter craving and makes it entertaining. As … Continue reading

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