Tag Archives: Siblings

Banner 4th of July (2013) Rated NR

 The Banner siblings used to work as a rock band until their sister decided to leave the group. Fifteen years later, their mother tries to reunite the family.  Starring Christian Campbell, Brooke White, Michael Barbuto, Kristin Booth. A typical Hallmark film, except that romance … Continue reading

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The Goodwin Games (FOX) Rated TV-14

 Three estranged siblings come together for their father’s funeral where they discover that his inheritance will be awarded to the winner of the games they played in childhood. Starring Becki Newton, Scott Foley, T.J. Miller, Melissa Tang, Kat Foster. Although the premise sounds intriguing, this … Continue reading

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The Skeleton Twins (2014) Rated R

An estranged set of twins who both cheated death on the same day meet up to repair their relationship. Starring  Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell. The two siblings in this film are certainly flawed and quite unusual in … Continue reading

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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012) Rated PG-13

Adult siblings join together in preparing for the first Christmas with their father since he left the family 20 years earlier.  Starring Kerry Bishé, Edward Burns, Heather Burns, Connie Britton. This film had several problems.  The siblings attempt to deal … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Christmas (2012) Rated NR

Feuding colleagues get thrown together after their siblings fall for each other. Starring Casper Van Dien, Rachel Wilson, Ella Ballentine. This Hallmark film has something most Hallmark films don’t have: characters with real problems. They struggle with jobs, money and … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2015

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Rated G Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.    It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated … Continue reading

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This is Where I Leave You (2014) Rated R

When their father passes away, four siblings are forced to return home and spend a week together under the same roof. It is based on Jonathan Tropper’s book by the same name. Starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam … Continue reading

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Summer TV Shows 2013

 Goodwin Games (Fox) Three estranged siblings come together upon their father’s death. When they discover that their father left them a sizable inheritance once they answer some questions about their lives, à la Trivia Pursuit style. Premieres May 20th.  Mistresses … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2012

Here are my top five films of this year. I would like to clarify that these are films I watched for the first time this year, they aren’t necessary released this year.  The Horse Soldiers (1959) Rated NR Academy Award-winning screen … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved the Holidays (2012) Rated PG

Zeus, the Bannister’s guard dog, gets a new sister. A sister he doesn’t want until thieves try to break into his family home. The siblings band together to save the holidays. Starring Joey Lawrence, Peyton List, Gary Valentine, Dean Cain, Shelley … Continue reading

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