Tag Archives: woman

The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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Beat Shazam (FOX) Rated TV-PG

Teams race to name songs the fastest to win a million dollars. Starring Jamie Foxx, October Gonzalez, DJ Irie. A modern take on “Name That Tune,” this show is fun to watch. It’s crazy to see teams guess songs after only two seconds … Continue reading

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Royal Wives at War (2016) Rated PG

 The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson reminisce the year, 1936, when King Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loves. Starring Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring This film incorporates dramatic scenes with actors portraying the characters and giving interviews about … Continue reading

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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

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W.E. (2011) Rated R

 The affair between  King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson is entwined with a  contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard. Starring Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy, Oscar Isaac. A film by Madonna. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Rated PG

 A young woman who idealizes her luckless father comes of age in a New York tenement during the early 1900s. Based on the novel by Betty Smith. Starring  Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn. This film beautifully captures the essence of the … Continue reading

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The Lightkeepers (2009) Rated PG

A lighthouse keeper in 1912 on Cape Cod, who vows not to have anything to do with women, finds two of them staying in the cottage next door for the summer. Starring Blythe Danner, Richard Dreyfuss, Bruce Dern, Mamie Gummer, … Continue reading

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A Flea in Her Ear (1968) Rated NR

A Frenchwoman suspects her husband is having an affair, so she plots to catch him in the act. Starring Rex Harrison, Rosemary Harris, Louis Jourdan, John Williams This film is hilarious to watch. The wife plans a plot to with … Continue reading

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After All These Years (2013) Rated NR

A woman is wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband. She sets out to find the real killer before she is arrested on the day of his funeral. Starring Wendie Malick, Andrea Martin, Martha Burns. This Hallmark movie has a perfect … Continue reading

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Ready For Love (NBC) Rated TV-14

A reality competition involving three male contestants who select a partner from online applicants through Facebook. Starring Allie Wagner, Angela Zatopek, Mandy Wagner, Giuliana Rancic, Bill Rancic, Ben Patton, Tim Lopez, Ernesto Argüello. This show had too many elements contributing … Continue reading

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