Tag Archives: hometown

The Dressmaker (2015) Rated R

A dressmaker returns to her hometown to transform the women and exact revenge on those that wronged her. Starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, and Liam Hemsworth. I was so looking forward to this film, even though I knew little of … Continue reading

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The Craftsman (Magnolia) Rated NR

Master craftsman and woodworker Eric Hollenbeck works at restoring historic homes and treasures around his hometown. Starring Eric Hollenbeck. This show is interesting as Hollenbeck, who loves old things, talks about restoring the treasures around his hometown. The show has … Continue reading

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Big Texas Fix (DIY) Rated TV-G

Ashley and Michael Cordray own a real estate and renovation company that specializes in restoring homes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They’re working with homes near the brink of destruction in their hometown of Galveston Island, TX, … Continue reading

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Love and Honor (2013) Rated PG-13

A young man who’s fighting the war in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girlfriend, so he and his friend go AWOL to win her back. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Austin Stowell, and Teresa Palmer. This is more of an anti-war … Continue reading

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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated TV-14

Daniel McCallum returns to his small Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother with her business. Starring Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson, Noela Foxcroft. I loved this show. I was surprised by how brilliant it was. The humor is dry and direct, and … Continue reading

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The Hollars (2016) Rated PG-13

A man returns to his hometown when he hears that his mother is ill. Starring Margo Martindale, Sharlto Copley, Richard Jenkins, John Krasinski, Anna Kendrick, Josh Groban, Charlie Day. This film may have been skewered by some critics, but I … Continue reading

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Arrow (CW) Rated TV-14

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen goes missing; when he returns he’s a changed man. He becomes a vigilante with a hood and an arrow, cleaning up his hometown. Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne. This is … Continue reading

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Top Films for Mother’s Day 2015

   The Blind Side (2009) Rated PG-13 In this sports drama based on a true story, affluent couple Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy take in Michael, a homeless teenager. Leigh Anne helps him catch up academically and nurtures his growth … Continue reading

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Holidaze (2013) Rated TV-14

A career woman goes back to her hometown to work when an accident transferred her to a time that she married to her high school sweetheart. Starring Jennie Garth, Cameron Mathison, Kristin Booth I was pleasantly amazed by this film. I … Continue reading

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Time After Time (2011) Rated NR

A disillusion reporter heads back to his home town only to come face to face with his future self. Starring Richard Thomas, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Christine Chatelain As with all Hallmark films this is predictable. Nothing about this film will shock … Continue reading

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