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The National Tree (2009) Rated TV-G

A teenager’s spruce tree is chosen to be the National Tree at the White House. Starring Andrew McCarthy, Evan Williams, and Kari Matchett. This is one of those mediocre films from Hallmark. It isn’t the usual romance flick of the holiday … Continue reading

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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated NR

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Based on a novel, Canadian Films, Drama, Hallmark Series, Rated NR, reviews, Romance, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Red Dog (2011) Rated PG

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog, who united a community while searching for his long-lost master. Based on the book, Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres. Starring Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rohan Nichol, Koko, Keisha Castle-Hughes. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Australian Films, Biography, comedy, Drama, family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Astronaut Wives Club (ABC) Rated NR

The Astronaut Wives tells the true story of the women who stood beside their men during the space race. Based on Lily Koppel’s book, The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable, … Continue reading

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Philomena (2013) Rated PG-13

A woman forced to give up her son for adoption goes looking for him decades later. Based on the book, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham I … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Based on a novel, Biography, British Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Bouquet (2013) Rated G

Two sisters must work together after their father’s sudden death to help their mother’s flower shop. Starring Kristy Swanson, Danny Glover, Alberta Mayne The Bouquet is a lovely little film with heart. Some call it a family film but I … Continue reading

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The Postman (1997)

Rated R In Post-apocalypse United States, a drifter finds an old mail truck and to get a room, food and fight off rogue groups, he becomes The Postman. Starring Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Tom Petty, Giovanni Ribisi, Charles … Continue reading

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What to Watch When You’re Expecting

 She’s Having a Baby (1988) Rated PG-13 This John Hughes classic follows high school sweethearts Jake and Kristy Briggs as they settle into married life. But Jake’s not completely sold on the idea of giving up his freedom — or … Continue reading

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Kes (1969)

Rated PG-13 Kes is a story about a boy who was bullied and ousted by everyone around him. He finds an injured Kestrel which the boy nurses back to health. It’s an emotional story of friendship and loyalty. Wow. This story does take … Continue reading

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Rated R This film doesn’t use explosions or CGI’s to make it a wonderful film. This is one of the many reasons that the film didn’t become a box office hit despite the critical acclaim. Although, it has taken me a while … Continue reading

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