Tag Archives: Widowed

Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Canadian Films, CBC Television, Drama, Rated NR, reviews, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Rated PG-13

A widowed mother and her two daughters bring a Ouija board into their home to bolster their séance business, but instead invite an evil presence into their home. Starring Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas. This is an … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, films, horror, Movie reviews, movies, reviews, Thrillers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be My Valentine (2013) Rated TV-G

A widowed father navigates mourning with raising his son, who has a crush, and romance. Starring  William Baldwin, Natalie Brown, Lisa Berry. This is a typical Hallmark romance film with all the trappings, including the sappy ending.  There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, family, films, hallmark movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-G, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trading Christmas (2011) Rated G

A widowed second grade teacher treasures the time she spends with her college-age daughter at Christmas.  However, this Christmas, her daughter decides to stay at school for the holidays.  To surprise her, the mom plans a house-swap with a novelist … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Based on a novel, Christmas Films, comedy, films, hallmark movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated G, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baby Boot Camp (2014) Rated NR

A fitness instructor trying to make ends meet becomes a part-time nanny for a widower with two daughters. Starring Danneel Ackles, Kavan Smith, Ryan McDonell Julia is a fitness instructor who’s trying to get her company, Baby Boot Camp, off … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Canadian Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top Films for Mother’s Day 2015

   The Blind Side (2009) Rated PG-13 In this sports drama based on a true story, affluent couple Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy take in Michael, a homeless teenager. Leigh Anne helps him catch up academically and nurtures his growth … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, films, Lists, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All I Want For Christmas (2007)

Rated G Jesse, a 10-year-old, son of a widowed mother signs up for a national video contest to get his mother married. Starring Gail O’Grady, Greg Germann, Robert Mailhouse, Robert Pine, Jimmy ‘Jax’ Pinchak Although, this is a cute concept, … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Christmas Films, family, films, hallmark movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated G, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best President Films

Vantage Point (2007) Rated PG-13 Moments after he arrives in Spain for a landmark antiterrorism summit, U.S. President Ashton is shot. The 15 minutes leading up to the shooting are rehashed — Rashomon-style — from the perspective of various onlookers: … Continue reading

Posted in films, Lists, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment