Tag Archives: small town

Whip It (2009) Rated PG-13

In small town in Texas, a misfit discovers a roller derby league in the city. Starring Sarah Habel, Shannon Eagen, and Edward Austin Kelly. To me, there was nothing special about this film. It’s the typical story of the outcast … Continue reading

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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) Rated PG-13

Three drag queens travel across country until their car breaks down in a small town. Starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo. I’m still wondering why this is considered a great film. Sure, they have great actors bringing these … Continue reading

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Steel Magnolias (1989) Rated PG

A young beautician moves to a small town, and her salon becomes a place where the women form friendships. Based on a play by Robert Harling. Starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Shirley MacLaine. This film is a brilliant take … 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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Picnic (1955) Rated NR

During a small town picnic for Labor Day, a drifter comes to town and emotions run high. Starring William Holden, Kim Novak, and Betty Field. Holden is the drifter who floats into town and tries to make amends for the … Continue reading

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Flower Shop Mystery: Mum’s the Word (2016) Rated TV-G

A NYC lawyer returns home to her small town, where on the opening day of her flower shop, her car gets hit by a person leaving the scene of a murder. Based on the books by Kate Collins. Starring Brooke … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Maggie Cole (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Maggie Cole accidently broadcasts the town’s secrets on a radio show for all to hear. Starring Mark Heap, Dawn French, and Emily Reid. I have to say, this is one of those shows that you have to love. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Silent Night (2012) Rated NR

A film based on the story behind the Christmas song, Silent Night. A priest in a small Austrian small town is full of ideas and writes a new carol. Starring Carsten Clemens, Markus von Lingen, and Janina Elkin. I’m not sure how … 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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The Christmas Gift (1986) Rated NR

A widowed New York City architect and his daughter go on vacation in a small town where everyone still believes in Santa Claus. Starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, and Edward Winter. This is a Christmas film that brings us the … Continue reading

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