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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Silk Hope (1999) Rated NR

A woman returns home to find her mother has passed and her sister wants to sell the family farm. Starring Farrah Fawcett, Brad Johnson, Ashley Crow. This film is a feel good film where the heroine starts off like a … Continue reading

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Parched (NatGeo) Rated NR

This show talks about areas of the world that lack water resources. The first episode addressed the Flint, Michigan water crisis. I am convinced that Flint Michigan has a water crisis. The show gives background to the issue by discussing … Continue reading

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Holiday Affair (1949) Rated NR

A sales clerk romances the young widow who got him fired. Based on the story, Christmas Gift by John D. Weaver. Starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey. If you need to get into the holiday spirit, this is the … Continue reading

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Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Rated PG-13

A widowed mother and her two daughters bring a Ouija board into their home to bolster their séance business, but instead invite an evil presence into their home. Starring Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas. This is an … Continue reading

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The Hollars (2016) Rated PG-13

A man returns to his hometown when he hears that his mother is ill. Starring Margo Martindale, Sharlto Copley, Richard Jenkins, John Krasinski, Anna Kendrick, Josh Groban, Charlie Day. This film may have been skewered by some critics, but I … Continue reading

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Undaunted… The Early Life of Josh McDowell (2011) Rated UR

A drama based on the life of Josh McDowell. Starring Allen Williamson, John Klicka, George Seder. This is a great film which showcases life of minister Josh McDowell. This man survived a childhood filled with alcoholism and abuse.  He joined … Continue reading

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The Durrells in Corfu (PBS) Rated PG

In 1935, single mother Louisa Durrell finds her family falling apart and decides to move them from Bournemouth, England to the Greek island of Corfu. Based on true story’s of  Gerald Durrell. Starring Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone, Callum … Continue reading

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Fruits Basket (2001) Rated TV-PG

After Tohru Honda lost her mother, she decided to live in a tent for protection. One day she finds Sohma house, where the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac reside. As Tohru grows closer to the Sohma family, she begins to … Continue reading

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Better Things (FX) Rated TV-MA

 An actress juggles her work with being a single parent. Starring Pamela Adlon, Mikey Madison, Hannah Alligood, Olivia Edward, Celia Imrie. I enjoyed this series. It’s an interesting take on the complicated monotony of life with subtle comedic timing. I’m … Continue reading

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