Tag Archives: tragedy

Til Death Do Us Part (ID) Rated NR

An investigation show chronicles relationships that end in tragedy. Starring Ronan Summers, Heike Brunner, and Arthur Falko. This investigating series tells the stories of relationships that end in murder. It’s not exactly what you think. I struggled with the point … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018) Rated PG

Pastor Dave responds to unimaginable tragedy when his church, which is located on the grounds of the local university, is burned down. Starring Megan Alexander, Adeeja Rochele Anderson, Carrlyn Bathe,  David A. R. White, John Corbett, Shane Harper, Benjamin Onyango, and Ted … Continue reading

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Penny Serenade (1941) Rated NR

The ups and downs of life are shown in the marriage of two young people as they begin their life together. Starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, and Beulah Bondi. I loved this movie; I thought it was a great excerpt from … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine (2015) Rated NR

While mindlessly driving around town, a writer accidentally hits and kills a child. Starring James Franco, Peter Miller, and Gilbert Wahiakeron. This film really delves into forgiveness and guilt. Franco plays the writer brilliantly as he struggles with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Akeelah and the Bee (2006) Rated PG

A girl tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. Starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett. This is one of the many spelling bee films that came out around the same time. Although this film was highly praised, I … Continue reading

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Safe Haven (2013) Rated PG-13

 A young woman with a past comes to Southport, North Carolina where she bonds with a widower. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders. Although I have always been a fan of Nicholas … Continue reading

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Rebel (BET) Rated TV-14

Rebel is a woman of color on a police force who always tows the line. When tragedy strikes, she finds herself caught between her real family and her family in blue. Starring Danielle Moné Truitt, Brandon Quinn, Angela Ko. An … Continue reading

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All Mine to Give (1957) Rated NR

An immigrant family faces tragedy in 1850s. Based on an article The Day They Gave Babies Away by Dale Eunson and Katherine Eunson. Starring Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson. This is one of the saddest films I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

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A Year in Mooring (2011) Rated PG-13

A businessman trying to restart his life buys a dilapidated sailboat. Starring Josh Lucas, Ayelet Zurer, James Cromwell. This is an interesting film, although mechanically, it leaves much to be desired.  It has an intriguing story and great acting, but the writing … Continue reading

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