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Curse of the Starving Class (1994) Rated R

The story of a poor farming family with an alcoholic father and a mother who is trying to save the family. Starring James Woods, Kathy Bates, and Randy Quaid. This film moves so slowly, and I think it’s partly due … Continue reading

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Advantageous (2015) Rated NR

In the future where opulence hides the economic hardship, a single mother tries to keep going despite the instability in the world. Starring Jacqueline Kim, James Urbaniak, and Freya Adams. I thought this film showed a brilliant take on where … Continue reading

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Bump (CW) Rated NR

An unexpected teen pregnancy complicates the lives of two families. Starring Nathalie Morris, Claudia Karvan, and Carlos Sanson Jr. This show leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Here we have a teen pregnancy that throws a curve ball not … Continue reading

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Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) Rated R

A Chinese immigrant goes on an adventure where only she can save the world by using her advantages from other universes. Starring Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, and Ke Huy Quan. This is an interesting and different film. It’s not bad, … Continue reading

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The Wedding Planners (UpTV) Rated NR

 Three siblings have taken over a wedding planning business from their mother. Starring Kimberly-Sue Murray, Madeline Leon, and Michael Seater.  This is a clean drama – nothing like what you would see on the basic cable channels. While it’s fun, … Continue reading

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Eyewitness (USA) Rated TV-14

When a couple witnesses a triple murder, they’ll do anything to keep their relationship secret in their small town. Starring Julianne Nicholson, Tyler Young, and James Paxton. This series is brilliantly written; a couple of teenage boys, discovering who they … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Rated NR

A spoiled heir to a fortune comes between his mother and the man she loves. Based on the book by Booth Tarkington. Starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, and Anne Baxter. I’m a little surprised that everyone hypes this film up … Continue reading

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All Yours (2016) Rated TV-G

A widowed mother hires a nanny to help with the children, but along the way she finds love. Starring Nicollette Sheridan, Dan Payne, and Kiefer O’Reilly. The worst thing for this film is the miscasting. The age difference between the … Continue reading

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A Deadly Lullaby (2020) Rated TV-14

 After losing her daughter, a mother meets another woman with a daughter that she is obsessed with. Starring Katie Leclerc, Jeff Schine, and Victoria Barabas.  This is a typical Lifetime mystery/thriller film. It lacks good writing and great acting. You … Continue reading

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I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007) Rated PG-13

 A divorced mother falls in love with a younger man just as her daughter falls in love for the first time. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, and Saoirse Ronan. This film struggles with finding its footing. It’s a mixed bag … Continue reading

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