Tag Archives: small town

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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A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Two schoolteachers battle it out in a holiday baking contest to win the affections of a single father. Starring Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones, and Miranda Frigon. This is one of those cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies. It’s one that tends to … Continue reading

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The Grinder (FOX) Rated TV-PG

A television lawyer moves back home to his small town, where he believes that his time on TV makes him knowledgeable about running his family’s law practice. Starring Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, and Mary Elizabeth Ellis. The show has a … Continue reading

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October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

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42nd Street: The Musical (2019) Rated NR

A small-town talent gets her first break on Broadway. Starring Philip Bertioli, Billie-Kay, and Emma Caffrey. This musical is adapted from the original Broadway production. The lead actors are brilliant; Clare Halse, as Peggy Sawyer, the small town talent, is … Continue reading

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They Came Together (2014) Rated R

A small business owner is about to lose her business to a big corporation. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and Bill Hader. A take of A Shop Around the Corner with romantic comedy spoofs does not sync together at all. … Continue reading

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