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We’ll Meet Again (PBS) Rated PG

The personal stories of people helping people during some of America’s historical events as they reunite. Hosted by Ann Curry. This series is a wonderful look at human goodness during significant American events.  In each episode, meet people whose paths … Continue reading

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Return to Nim’s Island (2013) Rated PG

Nim and her father receive a message that some people are going to buy the island and build an attraction. Starring Bindi Irwin, Toby Wallace, John Waters, Matthew Lillard. This film was made mostly to showcase Bindi Irwin and her message about protecting … Continue reading

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Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) Rated PG-13

A corporate actuary heads back to her home town to shut down a factory run by an ex-boyfriend. Starring Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore, Linda Darlow, Alan Thicke. This film hits all the right notes for a holiday TV movie. There is the widower … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) Rated G

Two people are reunited 15 years after their village was destroyed and learn they are special. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Elijah Wood, Peter Gallagher, Michael Chiklis, Rachel Griffiths. I was looking forward to this story of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, but it failed to … Continue reading

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Promised Land (2012) Rated R

 A sales man for a natural gas company experiences hard truths when visiting a small town.  Starring Matt Damon, Benjamin Sheeler, Terry Kinney, Hal Holbrook, Frances McDormand. This film takes on fracking (hydraulic fracturing) that has raised concerns over the safety of drilling. I knew … Continue reading

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Under the Dome (CBS) Rated TV-14

 A mysterious force surrounds the small town of Chester’s Mill, Maine. Trapping the people inside from the outside world, they must learn from each other to understand the dome they live under. Based on the book by Stephen King.  Starring Mike … Continue reading

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Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

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Evil Things (TLC) Rated TV-14

Real people recount the unusual and evil incidents that have happened to them. Starring Don Baldaramos, William Daubert. This story explores the validity of unexplained incidents in the lives of real people. Using both interviews and reenactments, we are invited to consider … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Maura Murray (Oxygen) Rated NR

A young nursing student leaves school and vanishes without a trace on February 9, 2004. Her disappearance has fueled a legion of controversy. The show tries to unravel the misinformation and facts to uncover what happened to Maura Murray on that … Continue reading

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The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (NatGeo) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman travels the world to talk to people from different cultures about the fundamentals of life. Each episode takes on a topic, including: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom. Starring Morgan Freeman. This series disappointed me. … Continue reading

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