|Table of Reviews|
Did I Kill My Mother? – Review
Did I Kill My Mother? – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes
After passing the LSAT, Natalie can’t wait to share the good news with her father. With a few joyful seconds, her world is turned upside down. Her father was found murder and police have no leads. After a year, Natalie decided law school was too much pressure and she staying home to party and drink. After a booze-soaked night, Natalie and her mother have a huge fight. Natalie decides to move out after she sleeps off her drinks. The next morning, Natalie walks downstairs to see he home ransacked and her mom’s body on the floor. With an argument, condensation, and noisy neighbors, Natalie will end up in handcuffs and wonder what she did that night.
As Shelby and Natalie sit in a bar, they go over the suspects. They even name themselves suspects. So it’s easy to see how the viewer will get tripped up. Now, understand this is a mystery with a small body count. If you are looking for the “friendly psycho” stories with a death every 15 minutes, this isn’t the movie for you. This is a murder mystery with several suspects and a twist at the end. Give it your full attention so you can keep up with every intense moment.
I give it 4 out of 5 stars
Well that was fun – Shelby
The alcohol – Natalie
Mommy Be Mine – Review
Mommy Be Mine – LMN – 2 hours and 2 minutes
As Summer open the car door during a fight with her mom Lianne, she accidentally hits Cara with it. To make up for her mistake, Summer shows Cara around the school. Cara had to leave her old school after her mom passed away. Feeling some sympathy, Summer invite Cara to hang out at her home with her friends. They have a great time and Cara offers to tutor Summer in Spanish. Later, Summer asks Lianne if Cara could spend the night. This decision will leave Summer screaming for the hills.
It doesn’t take long for Cara to be crazy. Bit by bit you can see her slowly devolve and attach herself to the family. Although his hard to decide if she wants to be Summer’s sister, Lianne’s daughter, or both. At times it seems like Cara is trying to win Summer over. And other times, it feels like she is pushing Summer away. Experienced Liftimers will know how this movie will end and you are right. So watch when you have a chance but don’t cancel plans or open the wine.
I give it 2.5 out of 5 stars
I know right. Which it’s so weird, it feels like she’s been irritating the crap out of us forever – Tori
Maybe if you were home for once in your life – Summer
Ok well, I’ll text you – Cara
The Wrong Daughter – Review
The Wrong Daughter – Lifetime – 2 hours and 0 minutes
After a failed IVF treatment, Joseph will do anything to make his wife Kate smile. So he goes on the internet and finds the daughter she gave up for adoption 16 years ago. The young girl is named Danica and Kate is surprised to learn she was never adopted by the loving couple she left Danica to after giving birth. With 8 rough drafts, Kate finally messages Danica and in a few moments, Kate is shocked and elated to have Danica write back. Danica says she wants to see her too and has been looking forward to this day. Kate arranges to meet Danica at Kate’s new restaurant and get to know each other. However, Kate doesn’t know that Danica is really Samantha. Samantha is a volatile young woman with attachment issues that lies, cheats, steals, and kills to keep anyone in her life. And she has stolen the real Samantha’s laptop and pretends to be her to get a new mother. Now Samantha will happily be Danica to keep Kate in her life … and only Kate.
This thriller follows “The Wrong” movie series to a tee. With the unsuspecting loving parent, the nosey friend, and the crazily attached person, it’s easy to see where this movie is going. You sit and wonder how long it will take for Kate to see what her best friend Melissa realized from the moment she saw Samantha. Joseph and Kate make it all too easy for Samantha to weave herself into their lives. So its only fitting they end up with the wrong daughter. If you are a fan of “The Wrong” series, sit back and enjoy. Otherwise, this is background noise.
I give it 2.5 out of 5 stars
Break a leg – Samantha
Just stop. So now what – Joseph
I think I’m on draft eight – Kate
Darrow and Darrow: In The Key of Murder – Review
Darrow and Darrow: In The Key of Murder – HMM – 2 hours and 0 minutes
Miles and Claire decides to not “talk shop” for a week to focus on their relationship outside of the courtroom. This pact is broken on their first date when Miles’s sister Pheobe is arrested for killing her producer Terry. With gunshot residue on her hands, motive, and a witness to the murder via telephone call, it seems like Pheobe will be in jail for a long time. Even with all the evidence, Claire believes Pheobe didn’t commit the crime. Now Miles and Claire will be on the same side to free his sister and find the real killer.
As evidence starts mounting up, it’s hard for even the seasoned viewer to believe in Pheobe’s innocence. But with an unlikeable victim, it’s easy to see how anyone could have shot him. And that’s what gives the story its bark. Now to understand the reasoning behind the murder, you must pay full attention to the movie. It’ssuspensefull and keeps you hooked. Also, the subplots are strong and touching .
I give it 4 out of 5 stars
I swear if you do that, you’ll be sorry – Terry
It’s call mindfulness, you should try it so time – Claire
Oh, you poor thing. You think this is normal – Joanna
Not yet – Miles