Tag Archives: loss

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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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Christmas! (2013) Rated TV-PG

In a small town Christmas shop, the boss’s son comes home to learn the family business. Starring Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo, Jay Brazeau, Sean Michael Kyer. This is one of Hallmark’s cuter Christmas films. It is more realistic than most.  … Continue reading

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We are Marshall (2006) Rated PG

When a plane crash takes the lives of most of the Marshall football players, coaches, and fans, Marshall makes a comeback with a new coach and the remaining players. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Ian McShane, … Continue reading

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We Bought A Zoo (2011) Rated PG

A family struggling after the loss of their wife and mother moves to Southern California to buy a zoo. Based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning. This great, feel-good film … Continue reading

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The Christmas Note (2015) Rated NR

Two new neighbors become friends and bond during a search for one of the women’s siblings. Based on the novel by Donna VanLiere. Starring Nicola Cavendish, Jessie Fraser, Leah Gibson, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Greg Vaughan. This is an unusual Christmas film … Continue reading

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The Christmas Hope (2009) Rated TV-PG

A social worker tries to find homes for two children before Christmas, while dealing with the loss of her own child, when her pilot husband returns home.  Starring Madeleine Stowe, James Remar, Ian Ziering It is not just Patty’s story … Continue reading

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The Color of Rain (2014) Rated TV-14

When cancer claims Gina Kell’s husband, she is left with two boys to raise. A few weeks later, cancer also claims the life of Michael Spehn’s wife, leaving him with three children. As they both struggle with the loss in … Continue reading

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Baby Boot Camp (2014) Rated NR

A fitness instructor trying to make ends meet becomes a part-time nanny for a widower with two daughters. Starring Danneel Ackles, Kavan Smith, Ryan McDonell Julia is a fitness instructor who’s trying to get her company, Baby Boot Camp, off … Continue reading

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