Tag Archives: plot

Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010) Rated PG

The Bannister family, including their dog Zeus, goes to a Rocky Mountain resort for the holidays. Starring Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, and Paris Hilton. I’ve seen a couple of these The Dog Who Saved series of films, and I really wasn’t impressed … Continue reading

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Shadowhunters (Freeform) Rated TV-14

On her birthday, after the disappearance of her mother, Clary learns she has a gift that is supernatural. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende. This series is one that is made for … Continue reading

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Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery (2015) Rated NR

At Christmas, Hannah comes to the bakery to check on things only to discover another body. Based on the book by Joanna Fluke. Starring  Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, and Barbara Niven. This is another great story of the series, Murder She Baked, … Continue reading

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First Cow (2019) Rated PG-13

A cook travels with a group of fur trappers to Oregon where he meets a Chinese immigrant. They go on a journey to find their fortune and become successful business associates. Starring Alia Shawkat, John Magaro, and Dylan Smith. This … Continue reading

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Street Smart (1987) Rated R

A New York journalist lies about a fake pimp but is actually describing a real pimp that’s up for murder. Starring Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, and Mimi Rogers. This film is a brilliant story of life on the streets. It represents … Continue reading

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Beecham House (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show follows the lives of John Beecham, his family and his household in his Delhi Mansion. Starring Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, and Leo Suter. I actually like the show. It has brilliant cinematography and costumes. The actors were all … Continue reading

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Trolls World Tour (2020) Rated PG

The queen of a rival troll nation decides to take over the other troll kingdoms. Poppy and her friends try to stop her. Starring Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Rachel Bloom. This film isn’t as perfect as the first film, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Blessing (2005) Rated TV-G

A doctor returns home where a romance blooms and his past haunts him. Based on the book by Donna VanLiere. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, and Angus T. Jones. This is the sequel to The Christmas Shoes, where we … Continue reading

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Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Mackenzie inherits her Aunt’s inn and decides to sell it. However, fixing it up proves to be challenging until the Christmas magic takes over. Starring Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, and Dermot Mulroney. This film is the usual Hallmark Christmas film … Continue reading

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