Tag Archives: mother

Younger (TVLand) Rated TV-14

After being mistaken for a young woman, a single 40 something mother decides to become a 26-year-old for a job. Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran. Starring Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, and Debi Mazar. This show is smart and … Continue reading

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The House on Seahorse Bay (2019) Rated NR

The Colemans inherit a beach house on a tropical island. Sixteen-year-old Lucy convinces her dad to rebuild the place, and, along the way, they learn about her late mother. Starring Andrew Buckland, Fabrice Chaperon, and Anthony Coleman. This film is … Continue reading

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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) Rated R

A woman takes advantage of her celebrity status when her husband goes missing. Starring  Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, and Regina Hall. I actually enjoyed this farce of a tale. Allison Janney plays the woman whose husband disappeared and she rather … Continue reading

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Call Your Mother (ABC) Rated TV-PG

An empty-nester mom struggles to keep up with her kids living thousands of miles away. Starring Kyra Sedgwick, Joey Bragg, and Rachel Sennott. This show, overall, is not bad. The writing was good, and, at times, it was funny. I … Continue reading

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Frosty Returns (1992) Rated TV-G

The continuing story of Frosty as he fights against a force opposing Christmas. Starring Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, and Andrea Martin. I think the filmmakers were trying to make an updated version of Frosty. Alas, it didn’t work. Frosty is a jolly … Continue reading

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A Christmas Melody (2015) Rated TV-G

A widowed mother returns home after the loss of her job, where upon she meets her childhood rival and their families try to show them the Christmas spirit. Starring Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Kathy Najimy. This film doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Shadowhunters (Freeform) Rated TV-14

On her birthday, after the disappearance of her mother, Clary learns she has a gift that is supernatural. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende. This series is one that is made for … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue (NBC) Rated TV-14

A female police officer and mother is forced to work for the F.B.I.’s anti-corruption task force while still struggling with her  financials. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, and Drea de Matteo. The critics loved this show. I did not. It felt like … Continue reading

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Magic Stocking (2015) Rated NR

A young widow’s daughter gets an old Christmas stocking at a craft sale. The girl believes it’s magical, but her mother does not. Starring Bridget Regan, Victor Webster, and Iris Quinn. This is one of those untraditional Hallmark Christmas films. … Continue reading

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Christmas in Palm Springs (2014) Rated NR

A couple of kids try to get their divorced parents back together with a Christmas in Palm Springs. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Dina Meyer, and Ian Ziering. This film lacks one crucial element for an uplifting holiday film, and that’s the … Continue reading

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