Tag Archives: mother

The Turning Point (1977) Rated PG

When a young woman joins a ballet company, her mother, a former ballerina, confronts her own decision years ago to forgo work for family. Starring Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, and Tom Skerritt. The film takes us behind the scenes of … Continue reading

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My New Best Friend (2015) Rated TV-PG

A hard-nosed K-9 cop befriends a girl whose mother is seriously ill; along the way, they both discover the family they never knew they needed. Starring James Denton, Lilah Fitzgerald, and Laura Mennell. This film is rather depressing despite the … Continue reading

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Merry Ex-Mas (2014) Rated NR

A man is stranded with his ex-wife, her boyfriend, her mother, and their daughter during a blizzard at Christmas time. Starring Kristy Swanson, Dean Cain, and Lochlyn Munro. This is definitely not one of the better Christmas movies. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dumbo (2019) Rated PG

A young elephant is born with large ears that enable him to fly. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito. If you thought that the original was sad and depressing, this one exceeds the original in the sadness. What’s … Continue reading

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sMothered (TLC) Rated TV-14

This series focuses on four sets of mother/daughter duos who take their bonds to the extreme. Starring Cristina Bertolli, Carly Crispino, and Kathy Crispino. This is a show that highlights dysfunctional relationships. It also highlights the fact that these women … Continue reading

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Supernatural (WB) Rated TV-14

A pair of brothers follow in their father’s footsteps as hunters who fight evil supernaturals that roam the earth. Starring Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins. This show is written well. The brothers have a backstory together that I … Continue reading

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A Royal Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Prince Leopold wants to marry his love, a seamstress from Philadelphia, but his mother has other ideas. Starring Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan, and Jane Seymour. This story just doesn’t seem that believable. The girlfriend is very ignorant of the traditions … Continue reading

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A Christmas Mystery (2014) Rated TV-PG

A reporter learns that her mother has been receiving Christmas cards from a secret admirer and decides to find out who he is. Starring Esmé Bianco, Ryan Bittle, and John Ratzenberger. This film is very poorly written. The premise is … Continue reading

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Dolores (2017) Rated NR

A documentary that focuses on Dolores Huerta, who was a wife and mother that helped start the farmer’s union in the 1950s. Starring Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, and Luis Valdez. Dolores, along with Cesar Chavez, is a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Petals on the Wind (2014) Rated TV-14

Petals on the Wind, the sequel to Flowers in the Attic (2014),  takes place a decade after the Dollanganger children escape from their grandparents’ attic. The secrets that the Dollanganger children try to hide about their past won’t stay hidden; Cathy … Continue reading

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