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The War with Grandpa (2020) Rated PG

When his grandfather moves into his house and his room, Peter declares war against him. Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Rob Riggle. This was a horrible film. The filmmakers tried to toe the line between violent and cheesy … Continue reading

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The Gnome-Mobile (1967) Rated G

A millionaire and his grandchildren are asked to help some forest Gnomes to find the others in their tribe. Along the way, the grandfather is suspected of being crazy – now, the children and gnomes have to help the grandfather. … Continue reading

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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Rated PG-13

When the war ends, the battle begins. When Louis Zamperini comes home from the war, he meets, falls in love with, and marries his love. The battle begins – the guilt and PTSD from the war take a toll on … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … 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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Krypton (SYFY) Rated TV-14

Superman’s grandfather fights for justice on Krypton. Starring Shaun Sipos, Elliot Cowan, and Ann Ogbomo. This TV series takes us back through the history of Krypton, where we get to see Superman’s grandfather become a man who honors the household of El. … Continue reading

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Coco (2017) Rated PG

A boy, who aspires to be a musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his legendary grandfather. Starring  Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. I have to say, this film was better than The Book of Life. … Continue reading

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Last Ounce of Courage (2012) Rated PG

The son of a fallen soldier tries to reconnect with his grandfather who is still grieving for his child. Starring Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O’Neill, Rusty Joiner. This film suffers from a lack of focus on the main story, however … Continue reading

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