Tag Archives: vacation

Endangered Species (2021) Rated R

A family takes their dream vacation in Kenya but they venture off into a wilderness park, where they are attacked by a Rhino. Starring Rebecca Romijn, Philip Winchester, and Isabel Bassett. I have mixed feelings about this film. One, this … Continue reading

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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) Rated NR

The Hobbs family takes a vacation to the beach. Based on the book by Edward Streeter. Starring James Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, and Fabian. I loved this film; I thought they did a wonderful job at giving us a glimpse of … 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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Christmas Lodge (2011) Rated G

Mary has fond memories of the Christmas Lodge, but when she comes back for a weekend visit, she discovers the lodge in disarray. She fights to bring it back to its original glory. Starring Erin Karpluk, Michael Shanks, and Rukiya … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Snow Bride (2013) Rated TV-G

A tabloid reporter hears that a senator’s son is going to propose during a family vacation, so she heads to the location only to get involved on a personal level with the family. Starring Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi, and Patricia Richardson. … Continue reading

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The Darkness (2016) Rated PG-13

A family comes home from vacation and unwittingly brings home a supernatural entity. Starring  Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Jennifer Morrison, Paul Reiser, Ming-Na Wen. There is nothing exceptional about this textbook thriller story.  I did find some elements problematic, … Continue reading

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All About Christmas Eve (2012) Rated PG-13

Eve is a party planner, and this Christmas she must make the decision to take a high-profile job or go on vacation with her boyfriend. Starring Haylie Duff, Chris Carmack, Connie Sellecca, Patrick Muldoon. Similar to the movie Sliding Doors … Continue reading

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The Detour (TBS) Rated TV-MA

A couple takes their kids on a road trip.  Let the adventure begin! Starring Jason Jones, Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich, Liam Carroll. This show is funny, but I was put off by the raunchy humor often employed.  It also rides … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, November 3rd, 2015

 Inside Out (PG) After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. Starring … Continue reading

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