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Midway to Heaven (2011) Rated PG

Ned Stevens lost his wife to cancer years ago but can’t seem to leave her memory and move on with his life. His daughter comes home from college with a new beau and believes it’s time for her father to … Continue reading

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What I Did for Love (2006) Rated NR

A city lawyer goes to his fiancee’s country home for the holidays. Starring Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, and James Gammon. This movie is different from Hallmark’s typical Christmas films. Here, we don’t watch the two characters fall in love; they’ve already … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine (2015) Rated NR

While mindlessly driving around town, a writer accidentally hits and kills a child. Starring James Franco, Peter Miller, and Gilbert Wahiakeron. This film really delves into forgiveness and guilt. Franco plays the writer brilliantly as he struggles with the consequences of … Continue reading

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When Calls the Heart (2013) Rated TV-G

City girl, Elizabeth Thatcher leaves the comfort of her home to become a school teacher on the frontier, based on the book by Janette Oke. Starring Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, and Poppy Drayton. This movie inspired the series of the same … Continue reading

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The Commuter (2018) Rated PG-13

An ex-cop becomes wrapped up in a conspiracy while taking his regular commute home. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson. Again, this is another film with an interesting premise that falls short in delivery. What brings the story together … 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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Unforgotten (PBS) Rated TV-MA

Police begin an investigation after the discovery of a young man’s bones are found in a home’s basement. Starring  Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Jordan Long. This series takes many different avenues to find the killer. It seems like everyone … Continue reading

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The Wedding Chapel (2013) Rated NR

While home visiting her mom, Sarah finds herself entangled in rescuing a church that’s in danger of closing. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shelley Long, and Mark Deklin. I wish I could enjoy this film more than I did. The Wedding Chapel is … Continue reading

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To the Wonder (2012) Rated R

After a couple falls in love, they come home to real life, where they connect with a pastor and a flame from the past. Starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams. This is a Terrence Malick film. He uses cinematography to  convey  … 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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