#EvilDoctor, #PartyMom, and more – TV Reviews

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Evil Doctor – Review

Evil Doctor – Lifetime – 2 hours and 2 minutes

Evil Doctor

Dr. Natalie Barnes is an OB/GYN who wants a baby of her own.  After a tough life, her father’s death, and a failed IVF treatments, she decides she can’t wait any longer.  She wants a baby now.  When Aubrey and Matt come to her office, she notices that Matt looks like her dad.  She decides that Aubrey’s baby and husband are hers.  She will do everything possible to have them for herself.  She slowly weaves herself into Matt and Aubrey’s lives with gifts, sex, and manipulation.  But Aubrey’s sister Janelle and Natalie’s mother see through Natalie.  And try to stop her but at what cost.

Warning: Put the children to bed.  This movie is full of lies, innuendo, and sex.  Dr. Natalie is so bad, you love her.  With her style, intelligence, and grace, being evil looks so good.  You will start to feel little to no sympathy for the couple and cheer the Evil Doctor on.  This is the Lifetime movie you have been waiting for.  So, grab some wine, DVR, and watch it twice to relive the craziest moments.  But don’t miss one second, or you will miss the crucial set up for the entire movie.

I give it 5 out of 5 stars

It’s a bit much, just like me – Natalie

You sure are miserable for someone who got everything they ever wanted – Aubrey

She got everything she wanted. New house, new money, new baby – matt

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Party Mom – Review

Party Mom – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Party Mom

Brittany is the new girl in town but she has made a new friend Ashley.  Ashley invites her to a pool party at her mom’s huge home.  Brittany is in awe of the home and Ashley’s mom, Jackie.  Jackie has dubbed herself the “Party Mom”.  She throws parties because the sun came up, supplies alcohol, and has people over 24 hours a day.  Brittany loves Jackie’s carefree lifestyle and wishes her mom Caroline would be more like Jackie.  But Ashley has grown tired of her mom’s partying ways and want her mom to relax more like Caroline.  When Caroline gets a whiff of Jackie’s lifestyle, she restricts Brittany’s interaction with Ashley causing Brittany to sneak out.  When Caroline and her husband Gary discover Brittany is gone, they go to Jackie’s house.  They learn that Brittany left with some guys to another party.  Caroline and Gary find Ashley has been thrown from a crashed car and the only survivor.  Now Caroline and Gary are on the warpath to end the Party Mom’s ways.  Come jail or gunshot.

This movie will make you yell at the screen but in a good way.  You will be shocked at the party mom’s behavior before and after her trial.  Even after hearing the toughest news imaginable, her reaction will leave you stunned and dismayed.  This actress has succeeded in making you so angry at her character, you forget she is acting.  But while everything is going on, you see that Ashley is embarrassed and even disgusted by her mother’s actions.  Even though Brittany wants her mom to change. Brittany will earn that the grass may be greener but its loaded with manure.  So get ready to spit out your wine and get mad.

I give it 4 out of 5 stars

Ok, now you’re getting it. I think I’m gonna like you – Jackie

That’s what I love about you. You are so unaware of everything going on around you – Ashley

Why does it have to be one or the other – Brittany

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Home By Spring – Review

Home By Spring – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Home By Spring

Louisiana tomboy, Loretta just go the opportunity of a lifetime in Los Angeles.  She will be working for the best event planner in the country.  She will be living in her hometown, job, and boyfriend Wayne behind.  Wayne doesn’t want to hold her back but he wants her to stay.  Two years later, Loretta is still in LA but with a new boyfriend. She is given the task of running a child’s birthday party in order to land a bigger job for her boss.  After saving the bouncy house, Paul and Michelle think Loretta is her boss and ask her to help deceive Michelle’s father for his blessing of their marriage.  Loretta, bitter that she was overlooked for a job, doesn’t correct them and pretends to be her boss.  Now to help Paul impress is “outdoorsy” future father-in-law, she will plan a guys trip to her hometown and ask Wayne and her mother to help with the lie.  With a pair of new boots, a woodpecker, a phone, and one overacting boyfriend, the truth will come to light.

To sum up this movie: Slow and predictable.  Even by Hallmark standards, this movie just follows the formula too much.  It offers little laughs and minuscule reactions to big reveals.  It just doesn’t give more than the expected “leave town and love behind to find them later” storyline.  This movie is background noise for your day.

I give it 2 out of 5 stars

If I don’t do this, I will always wonder if I’m good enough – Loretta

No plan survives contact with the enemy – Ms. Bennet

Even though I am a lawyer, I hate liars – Paul

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My Husband’s Secret Life – Review

My Husband’s Secret Life – Lifetime – 2 hours and 2 minutes

My Husband's Secret Life

After seven years of marriage, several miscarriages, and depression, JJ is still in love with her husband Freddy.  However, she is perplexed to see him arguing with a woman she doesn’t know it the park.  She tries to brush it off but she can’t shake the feeling that it looks like a lover’s spat.  Later that night, JJ hears Freedy talking in his sleep in a foreign language.   When JJ questions Freddy, he gives a quick and incomplete explanation.  Her suspicions get the best of her and she follows Freddy.  While in the park, she sees him arguing with a man she has never met.  She knows something is wrong.  And just when she gets the nerve to demand answers, Freddy is hit by a car and put into a coma.  JJ talks to her mother-in-law but it leaves more questions than answers.  JJ is determined to figure out what Freddy is hiding from her.  And when she does, her whole world will be turned upside down.

This movie will have you guessing with every twist and turn.  You are in the dark with JJ and discover the clues as she does.  While the ending is a bit expected, it’s still fun to watch her journey.  It has action with fight scenes, a shootout, and a car crash will giving juicy tidbits about the real Freddy.  Some of the dialogs leave a bit to be desired but don’t let your mind wander too much or you will miss some great scenes and one-liners.  So if you can keep your focus, DVR and watch when you have some time.

I give it 3.5 out of 5 stars

JJ, just put the gun down – Freddy

You gave me a chance to shoot my husband – JJ

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Royal Matchmaker – Review

Royal Matchmaker – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Royal Matchmaker

Kate is a hard working matchmaker with a happy clientele.  Her company “True Love Matchmaking” uses an algorithm to find the right people to pair up.  So with a royal ball in 4 weeks, King Edward wants Kate to find his son Prince Sebastian a wife.  While Kate believes 4 weeks is too soon, she takes on the challenge.  Upon investigation, Kate learns the Prince earned a Political Science degree, mother died when he was 19, is into extreme sports, and has never been photographed with the same woman twice.  When she finally meets him, she finds him to be ill-mannered and extremely guarded.   However, she is determined to find the Prince the right mate.  Her company’s good name rides on this match.  While Kate spends more times with him she begins to like him.  And as her feelings show, Kate’s analyst Britney reveals Kate is a 95% match for the Prince.  The only problem, Kate has set the Prince up with a 90% match that he likes.  Can Kate keep her feelings quiet for her company’s reputation or will she let true love lead?

This a sweet comedy with a secondary couple you will not see coming.  You won’t see it because you will cheer on another secondary couple but when a history is revealed; your dreams will go to the waist side.  Although it does supply the typical Hallmark romance, there is a lot to be desired with quick quips and jabs.  This movie is good for a quick laugh and a decent story.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

Make sure he remembers to wash his hands – King Edward

A note, more like a symphony – Prince Sebastian

Um, no.  They would not let me take it through customs – Britney

Kinda hard to open up when you’re sitting in different time zones – Kate

There is a fine line between being helpful and being deceitful – Victor

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