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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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Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Rated NR

A food writer who passes herself off as the perfect housewife must cover her deception when her boss and a war hero invite themselves over for Christmas. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. This is a wonderful Christmas … Continue reading

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The Gambler (2014) Rated R

A gambler and professor, Jim Bennett, has debts that cause him to borrow from his mother and a loan shark. To make matters worse, he has a relationship with one of his students. Based on a short novel by Fyodor … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven (2016) Rated PG

This film follows the incredible true story of the Beam family. Based on the book Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Wilson Beam. Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, and Martin Henderson. This is … Continue reading

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The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

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