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Christmas Belle (2013) Rated TV-PG

Per her job, Belle heads to a mansion for an estate sale, where the owner is icy until Belle melts his heart. Starring  Haylie Duff, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Mark Famiglietti. This film is a take on the Disney’s the Beauty … Continue reading

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Carol for Another Christmas (1964) Rated NR

A man grieves for his son who died twenty years ago at Christmas during World War II. Starring Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, and Ben Gazzara. This film was produced as a special for the United Nations, and it was sponsored … Continue reading

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The Christmas Ornament (2013) Rated TV-G

A widow plans to skip the holiday festivities as they remind her of her late husband. Starring Kellie Martin, Cameron Mathison, and Jewel Staite. This hallmark film is one of the better ones. Here we have a grieving wife who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Malaya (1949) Rated NR

A newspaperman convinces the government to steal rubber from the Japanese. Starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, and Valentina Cortese. This is a compelling story of a disreputable man who says that he can smuggle rubber out of British Malaya. Although it’s a … Continue reading

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Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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The Truman Show (1998) Rated PG

An insurance salesman discovers that his whole life is a television show. Starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Noah Emmerich. This is a rather enjoyable and provocative film. If you watch this film more than once, you’ll probably realize that it … Continue reading

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932) Rated NR

A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, and Toshia Mori. The Bitter Tea of General Yen is one of the first films to deal with interracial romance. As this was made before films were … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

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Arthur Newman (2012) Rated R

A man fakes his own death to start a new life with a woman who is also trying to forget her past. Starring Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, and Lucas Hedges. At first glance, this film looks good; you have Firth and Blunt, … Continue reading

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Unforgotten (PBS) Rated TV-MA

Police begin an investigation after the discovery of a young man’s bones are found in a home’s basement. Starring  Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Jordan Long. This series takes many different avenues to find the killer. It seems like everyone … Continue reading

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