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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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Splitting Adam (2015) Rated TV-G

Adam discovers his uncle’s tanning bed, which turns out to be a cloning device. Now, Adam finds that his clones can help him get the girl of his dreams and take care of his enemy. Starring Jace Norman, Isabela Moner, … Continue reading

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Houdini’s Last Secrets (SCI) Rated TV-PG

A docuseries that takes Houdini’s greatest stunts and tries to debunk them and discover how he did them. Starring Jason Avent, Salina Cram, and George Hardeen. I thought this was an interesting show. It brings on the grand-nephew of Houdini who … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea (2016) Rated R

An uncle returns home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Starring  Casey Affleck, Ben O’Brien, Kyle Chandler This film is not spectacular drama but it is a great story. We have two brothers both of whom had … Continue reading

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The Mick (FOX) Rated TV-14

An aunt who lives recklessly is forced to care for her sister’s wealthy spoiled children. Starring Kaitlin Olson, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Carla Jimenez, Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton. Reminiscent of the movie and series Uncle Buck, this film features an aunt instead … Continue reading

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Uncle Buck (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A man-child uncle takes care of his brother’s kids. Based on the film, Uncle Buck (1989). Starring Mike Epps, James Lesure, Iman Benson, Sayeed Shahidi, Aalyrah Caldwell, Nia Long. I loved the movie Uncle Buck with the inimitable actor/comedian John … Continue reading

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Time of the Wolf (2002) Rated G

A boy befriends a wolf after the loss of his parents. Starring Burt Reynolds, Marthe Keller, Devin Douglas Drewitz, Jason Priestley This film is reminiscent of other wolf-related films like The Journey of Natty Gann, A Cry of the Wild, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Crombie (1966-2015)

(1966-2015) As we all are reeling from the death of Gil, um er, Jonathan. I look back at the films I enjoyed most. I was also so very lucky to have seen him perform live in The Drowsy Chaperone, which … Continue reading

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