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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Rated PG

A couple, whose son gets kidnapped in Morocco, sets off an international scheme. Starring James Stewart, Doris Day, and Brenda de Banzie. This film is a remake of the 1934 film, both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I will say that I … Continue reading

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Home Again with the Fords (HGTV) Rated NR

Siblings Leanne and Steve Ford moved back to the area they grew up in to help others update their homes. The houses have a lot of history, and their challenge is to keep the history while giving them a modern … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The adventures of a small town veterinarian practice in the 1930s and 40s in the countryside of Yorkshire. Based on the series by James Herriot. Starring Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, and Samuel West. I was pleasantly surprised by this remake … Continue reading

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Chaos in Court (ID) Rated TV-14

This reality show has court room cameras running while the court room has it’s action. Starring Melique Berger. This seems to be a remake of the show on A&E, Court Cam. However, it’s not well produced. We have a narrator … Continue reading

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Mulan (2020) Rated PG-13

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself to become a warrior. Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, and Li Gong. This could’ve been an amazing live action remake of the animated film. Alas, this live action missed the theme that the animation brought to … Continue reading

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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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Crown for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Allie gets fired from her job at a ritzy hotel and decides to take a temporary job as governess to a girl who lives in a European castle. Starring Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones, and Ellie Botterill. This is one of those … Continue reading

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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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The Grudge (2020) Rated R

A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost who dooms anyone who enters to death. Starring Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, and David Lawrence Brown. This film is a remake of a remake (2004) of the original 2002 Japanese film. However, … Continue reading

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Annie (2014) Rated PG

A foster child has her life change when a mayoral candidate takes her in as a campaign move. Starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Rose Byrne. Seriously, this film leaves out everything that made the original Annie special. There was … Continue reading

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