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A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) Rated PG

In this take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a pop singer gets a reality check by the three spirits of Christmas. Starring Vanessa Williams, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, and John Taylor. This is a VH1 made-for-TV movie, so they acquired all … Continue reading

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A&E Biography: Kenny Rogers (2020) Rated TV-PG

A biography of Kenny Rogers, where friends and family are interviewed mixed with his farewell performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Starring Charles Esten, Idina Menzel, and Dolly Parton. This is a wonderful look back at the life and career of Kenny … Continue reading

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Woman in Gold (2015) Rated PG-13

A Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover her family’s artwork stolen during WWII. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, and Daniel Brühl. I thought this was great storytelling of true events – the art that was stolen during … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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The Funny Dance Show (E!) Rated NR

Celebrity comics compete in a dance competition for the charity of their choice. Starring Heidi Heaslet, Justine Marino, and Carly Jibson.  This show is supposed to be a funny comic take on dance competition reality shows. To do that, they … Continue reading

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Masters of Illusion (CW) Rated NR

The world’s top magicians perform in front of a live studio audience. Starring Murray SawChuck, Michael Grandinetti, and Jonathan Pendragon. This is definitely not the best show on TV. The acts are old, and the performances are old. There is … Continue reading

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Stockholm, Pennsylvania (2015) Rated TV-14

A young woman who was kidnapped as a child returns home as an adult and struggles with feeling at home. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Nixon, and Jason Isaacs. This film is interesting as it deals with the aftermath of a … Continue reading

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Mutiny (1952) Rated TV-PG

During the War of 1812, a U.S. Captain must sail through the enemy blockade to get a French loan in gold. When his secret mission gets out, many people want the gold, including his crew. Starring Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, … Continue reading

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The Judge (2014) Rated TV-14

A big city lawyer returns to his childhood home where his father is a judge on trial for murder. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, and Vera Farmiga. I love these types of stories, the classic drama of a long … Continue reading

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Baker’s Hawk (1976) Rated G

A young boy nurses an injured hawk back to health, and along the way, he gains courage. Starring Clint Walker, Burl Ives, and Diane Baker. This is a classic film that is great for families to watch together. Everyone has … Continue reading

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