Tag Archives: kids

Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

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The Christmas Snowman (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who helps the neighborhood kids build a snowman dreams of the perfect guy. Starring Erin Boyes, Anthony Konechny, Islie Hirvonen. This short Christmas romance, while kind of cute, is probably the worst I’ve seen this year. It was hard … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (2016) Rated NR

 On Christmas Eve, Elmo’s dad tells him the story of how leaving cookies for Santa came about. Starring Alan Muraoka, Suki Lopez, Caroll Spinney, Jim Gaffigan, Audra McDonald. If your kids love Sesame Street, this Christmas special is a cute one to watch. … Continue reading

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Touch the Sun: Devil’s Hill (1988) Rated NR

Three kids’ whose mother is ill are sent to their cousin’s farm in remote Tasmania. Starring Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus. Part of a TV film series which highlights different regions of Australia, this film is the cute, family friendly … Continue reading

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Return to Nim’s Island (2013) Rated PG

Nim and her father receive a message that some people are going to buy the island and build an attraction. Starring Bindi Irwin, Toby Wallace, John Waters, Matthew Lillard. This film was made mostly to showcase Bindi Irwin and her message about protecting … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1984) Rated NR

 A teenage boy and his friend, a runaway slave, sail down the Mississippi. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Simon Hinton, Alistair Duncan, Barbara Frawley This is a compact version of the story of Huckleberry Finn. it eliminates the controversial aspects … Continue reading

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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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This is 40 (2012) Rated R

Pete and Debbie are about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, their businesses are failing, they may lose their house, and their marriage is on the verge of falling apart. Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Jason Segel, Megan Fox. This is … Continue reading

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She’s All That (1999) Rated PG-13

 A high school jock takes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the prom queen. Starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dulé Hill. This is Can’t Buy Me Love for the 90’s. … Continue reading

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Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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