Tag Archives: tragic

The Gloaming (Starz) Rated TV-MA

Detectives Molly McGee and Alex O’Connell team up to find the killer of an unidentified woman, but they too share a tragic past. Starring Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie, and Aaron Pedersen. This series has the mystery element down, but the … Continue reading

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Land (2021) Rated PG-13

A bereaved woman decides to live off the grid. Starring Robin Wright, Demián Bichir, and Sarah Dawn Pledge. This film was a pleasant surprise. I wasn’t expecting the story to head in the direction it did. Robin Wright was also … Continue reading

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Sacrifices of the Heart (2007) Rated TV-PG

A country girl turned big city lawyer comes home to help on her family farm. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Cyril O’Reilly, and Ken Howard. This film has one of those stories that tugs at your heartstrings. The lawyer still struggles with … Continue reading

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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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Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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The Descendants (2011)

Rated R When his wife was in a tragic boating accident, the husband tries to reconnect with his daughters but learns a secret his wife was keeping from him. Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Beau Bridges, Matthew Lillard, Judy … Continue reading

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What to Watch When You’re Expecting

 She’s Having a Baby (1988) Rated PG-13 This John Hughes classic follows high school sweethearts Jake and Kristy Briggs as they settle into married life. But Jake’s not completely sold on the idea of giving up his freedom — or … Continue reading

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A Summer in Genoa (2008)

Rated R This film starts with a tragic car accident that kills the wife and mother of a university family. To help the family move on, the father takes his two daughters to Italy for the summer. During the summer … Continue reading

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