Tag Archives: kids

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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Red Dawn (2012) Rated PG-13

 A group of teenagers try to save their home town when they are attacked by  North Koreans. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Connor Cruise. This is an updated remake of the original 1984 film. Instead of … Continue reading

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Bully (2011) Rated PG-13

A documentary on bullying in America. Starring Ja’Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson. The Bully Project documents the pervasive bullying that happens in schools. I believe every child has witnessed, experienced or partaken in bullying, but this documentary focuses solely … Continue reading

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Toy Story (1995) Rated G

 A cowboy doll is threatened when  a new spaceman moves in. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger, Laurie Metcalf. This is a wonderful film that goes far beyond toys coming to life to deal with the joys … Continue reading

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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014) Rated TV-G

It’s a post-Christmas play date, and the toys must contend with some new dino toys. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal, Kevin McKidd, Don Rickles, Timothy Dalton. Here is a Christmas version of Toy Story that has little to … Continue reading

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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013) Rated PG

A man dropping off a donation at a foster home, tells the story about a couple of boys who find a lost Medallion. Starring William Brent, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong, Alex Kendrick. This film had so much going for it, … Continue reading

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The Pink Room (2011) Rated NR

The Pink Room tells the story of Mien as she is sold into sex trafficking at the age of fourteen. When she turns twenty, she meets a group of people fighting to make a difference. This documentary addresses solutions to … Continue reading

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