Tag Archives: mystery

Past Malice (Hallmark) Rated NR

Emma is an archaeologist who helps solve murder mysteries with an FBI friend. Based on the books by Dana Cameron. Starring Courtney Thorne-Smith, James Tupper, and Adam DiMarco. This series wasn’t too bad. It still wasn’t the best; Thorne-Smith is … Continue reading

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American Nightmare (ID) Rated NR

This true crime series mixes home videos with crime scene videos so viewers can see the mystery in plain sight. Starring Craig Lee Thomas, Kevin Wayne Walker, and Heather Cazes. This is an interesting take on true crime, and it’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Crime, Documentary, ID, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas (2020) Rated TV-G

 Five guests are invited back to an Inn for Christmas. Starring Lacey Chabert, Stephen Huszar, and Lini Evans. This is a cute romance with a nostalgic twist, and Chabert as the Hallmark belle is just as sweet. It’s wonderfully written, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Christmas Films, films, Hallmark Movies, Rated TV-G, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hailey Dean Mysteries: Death on Duty (2019) Rated TV-PG

 Hailey Dean investigates the death of her investigator friend, Finch’s old marine buddy. Starring Kellie Martin, Viv Leacock, and Matthew MacCaull.  This film really is poorly written, more so than other Hallmark films. The dialogue is a little stilted.  The … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Crime, Drama, films, Hallmark Movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burden of Proof (HBO) Rated TV-14

After his sister’s disappearance, a brother searches for answers. Starring Savannah Bruffey, Wade Hunt Williams, and Kim Winter Mako.¬† What makes a true crime series good is a great mystery, and the mystery of Jennifer Pandos’ disappearance is a big … Continue reading

Posted in 2023, Crime, Documentary, HBO, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Leftovers (HBO) Rated TV-MA

The disappearance of 2% of the population leaves a community trying to overcome the loss. Starring Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, and Christopher Eccleston. This series is brilliantly made. I really think it’s one of the smartest written shows that gives … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Rated TV-MA, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Search for Santa Paws (2010) Rated G

A couple of magical dogs and Santa’s elves team up with two children to rescue Santa who’s lost his memory. Starring Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis, and Richard Riehle. This film looks like it would be a loveable Christmas mystery with … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Adventure, Christmas Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated G, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Happening (2008) Rated R

A family struggles to survive a plague that causes people to commit suicide. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo. This film isn’t the best of M. Night Shyamalan’s films, but it still has the classic storytelling that is … Continue reading

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Jason Bourne (2016) Rated PG-13

The CIA’s operative comes out of hiding to find more secrets about his past. Based on the book series by Robert Ludlum. Starring Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Alicia Vikander. This is not one of the best in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Action, Based on a Novel, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews, Thrillers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Search Party (TBS) Rated TV-MA

This dark comedy follows a group of friends that get involved in a mystery when one of their own goes missing. Starring Alia Shawkat, John Reynolds, and John Early. This show doesn’t know what it wants to be – is … Continue reading

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