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Tearjerker: This Dog Met the 5 O’clock Train for 9 Years

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009) I should have known better: with BeBe’s current state of health (and mind), this little film was going to break my heart. I blubbered a lot of tears. In October 2009, Christopher Lloyd of the┬áSarasota … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Odyssey in Seven Months

True Spirit (2023) I remembered when this young lady landed back in Sydney, Australia in May of 2010. It was all over the news. We started watching this film on Netflix last night, before I realized that I knew the … Continue reading

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Hercule Poirot, He is Not, but It’s Still Fun

Glass Onion (2022) About an hour in, I wonder if this was a “Ten Little Indians/And Then There Were None” remake, but I was wrong. It’s much more fun than that. Glass Onion is the second film in this newly … Continue reading

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Love Wins: A Thoroughly Modern Fairy Tale

Harry & Meghan (2022) Now that the second half of this series has been broadcast on Netflix, we have the whole story. But it isn’t pretty to witness. In fact, a couple of times I was close to tears when … Continue reading

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A Social Contract between the British Royal Family and

The UK Tabloid Press Yes, I know it’s easy to point a finger at the ‘gutter’ newspapers for all that has gone wrong in the world over the past half century, but there is some truth to the fact that … Continue reading

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When the Spirits are Willing, But the Script is Weak

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (2022) It makes me wonder why we need yet another adaptation of this story, but I guess it’s embedded in our consciousness and the only way to remind ourselves about what the true meaning of Christmas … Continue reading

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How to Turn the Christmas Movie Format on Its Head

The Noel Diary (2022) This TV movie is presently on Netflix (it premiered yesterday). As you may know, I’m a little bit jaded with the Hallmark Christmas shows, so this one is a bit of a pleasant surprise. The themes … Continue reading

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Subtle Clue? She’s “Home Alone” Too

Enola Holmes 2 (2022) I know, I know, I’ve hinted at the anagram Enola being “Alone” in reverse before. So, what do I think of this second instalment? Not much: I was bored by the fifteen-minute mark. Obviously, I am … Continue reading

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Angel of Death or the Devil in Disguise?

Charles Cullen (February 22, 1960) I’m not being facetious, here. The man at the centre of the film “The Good Nurse” is a very conflicted person. There are hints as to what made him the way he is, but astrology … Continue reading

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Man, She’s (Still) Feels Like a Woman

Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl (2022) This documentary came out on Netflix three days ago. We watched it last night. Emotionally, Shania appears to be back on track, but her speaking voice still shows signs of cracking, especially when … Continue reading

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