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Yes, I Do – Review

Yes, I Do – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Yes, I Do

Charlotte starts to itch as her fiance James talks about their upcoming wedding.  After she left him at the altar twice, he knows her scratching is a bad sign.  Since he worked hard planning the entire wedding himself, he can’t stand it when Charlotte ask to push it back.  So he cancels their engagement.  While she still breaks out at the thought of weddings, she is miserable without James.  So she asks her friend Hanna to help her plan a wedding for her and James in 30 days.  James tells her he MAY show up if she goes through with it.  Meanwhile, Charlotte enters into a chocolate competition with a New York storefront as a grand prize run by Nicole who publishes Chocolate Monthly.  Charlotte is ecstatic until James sees Nicole.  Nicole is James’s ex before Charlotte.  Now with a sweet smile, Nicole is determined to get James back.  While Charlotte is planning their wedding, maybe.

This movie is a true break from the Hallmark mold.  It is a fresh storyline with all the laughs, rivalry, and love you want.  Also, this movie is the true definition of “shade”.   These women will throw underhanded, backhanded, double-crossing jabs at each other.   No matter the cost or who it hurts.  While watching this story, you will only have sympathy for one person: James.  He is being pulled in 2 directions by two women who took him for granted.  This story proves you always want what you can’t have.  Watch this movie with a glass of wine, popcorn, and the record button on.  You will want to watch again.

I give it 5 out of 5 stars

I’m a reasonable person – Charlotte

I’ll give you a coupon – James

Everything fell into place after you and I broke up – Nicole

Nothing’s ever fair in love and chocolate. Is it? – Oscar

It’s my fault, bad intel – Hanna

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A Night to Regret – Review

A Night to Regret – Lifetime – 2 hours and 0 minutes

A Night to Regret

Chelsea Bilson is a budding director and works hard to get money for her movie.  But all her hard work is met with being dumped by her boyfriend, so she decides to have a girls night out.  She and her friend Sara hang at the bar when they see Chelsea’s old friend Milla.  Milla was kicked out of school and ran off.  So Chelsea is happily surprised to see her and see she is doing well.  The girls drink, laugh, and party.  When Sara leaves, Chelsea and Milla go back to Milla’s place.  Chelsea finds out how Milla is making money these days.  She is a webcam girl.  As Milla, Chelsea, and several other friends sit around men watch and pay for them to do things.  On man is Jake Peters.  Jake was recently released from jail and has killed before.  And he has his target set on Chelsea.  He pays $200 to see her dance. Chelsea can’t believe she made $200 for nothing and considers creating her own channel.  That one decision will lead to several dead bodies, some kidnappings, and one night to regret.

Ten years ago, this movie would have seen far-fetched but with the boom of social media turning into social stalking this movie is all too real.  Now if you are looking for crazy, this movie kicks it up a notch with a dead body in the first 20 minutes.   Also, no one is “too naive” however they do make mistakes.  As soon as they see the error of their ways, they fix it quickly.  In addition, the cops aren’t useless.  They follow the leads and carry a suspension for everyone.  It’s nice to see this change in a Lifetime film.  This movie is a good way to kill 2 hours.

I give it 3.5 out of 5 stars

Just life – Milla

I love you. I want to marry you – Jake

She always “Thelma and Louise”s me – Chelsey

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Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New – Review

Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New

Olivia and Mick try to get some time away and work on their relationship when they are derailed by an antsy bride named Amy.  Amy believed she knew what she wanted to make her big day perfect.  But as she spends time with her soon to be sister-in-law Kelsey, she starts to doubt herself.  Mick tries to handle all the bride’s changes but soon loses control.  And to make matters harder, Olivia becomes preoccupied with her newly engaged daughter’s wedding.  Even though its a year away, Olivia makes plans for her daughter’s wedding.  And her daughter’s head starts to spin.  She knows she has to rein her mother in before Olivia goes too far, too soon.  With Olivia already planning her daughter’s wedding, Mick tries to handle the load for Amy’s wedding.  But as the bride changes the dress, location, and flowers, Mick starts to crack under the pressure.  Mick has to pull it together so Amy can have the wedding of Kelsey’s dreams and Olivia can plan the wedding of her dreams for her daughter.

This Hallmark movie is all about communication between loved ones.  Whether it’s mother/daughter, lovers, or in-laws, communication is key.  Everyone is trying to spare each other’s feelings but its only making matters worst.  Once Amy has a real conversation with her husband-to-be and his family, everything is put into place.  It takes different events for each relationship to come to that point but they all do and it works out.   While this isn’t the best movie in the Wedding March series, it’s still a good stepping stone in the collection.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

Well, romantic is what I do – Mick

Did you just snort – Amy

A June bride is always a bride – Olivia

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#SeparatedAtBirth and #MySecretValentine – TV Reviews

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Separated at Birth – Review

Separated at Birth – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Separated at Birth

In 1990, Elizabeth’s daughter Victoria was kidnapped from the hospital.  Now, Elizabeth is running for Governor with a 7 point deficit.  She wants something to boost her “tough on crime” campaign against her constituent’s “family values” campaign.  Then Elizabeth notices a woman sitting in her office who only wants to speak to her.  The woman is Lucy and believes she is Elizabeth stolen daughter Victoria.  While Lucy has Victoria’s birthmark, Elizabeth and her daughter Terri want more proof: A DNA test.  When Lucy is proven to be Victoria, Elizabeth is swayed to put her in front of the cameras to boost her campaign.  Lucy is now a national darling while Terri is the black sheep.  With shoplifting and drunk driving arrest, Terri was never an angel but her past actions are brought to life with her perfect sister discovered.  Terri’s jealousy will lead to a sex tape, statutory rape charges, and a sister on the run.

This psychological twister will leave you guessing with each plot twist.  No character is innocent and no character is completely guilty.   You wonder who to root for during the movie.  Elizabeth is quick to dismiss her daughters for her campaign.  Lucy acts like an angel but has the smile of the devil.  And Terri’s past doesn’t breed confidence.  At the end, you will be shocked at the turn of events and yet oddly satisfied.  This is a movie to watch for its devious ways, great storyline, and Terri’s hair goals.   Record and watch this movie twice.

I give it 4.5 out of 5 stars

There’s a chance that I might be your daughter – Lucy

So did the last woman – Terri

You were good for my campaign and now you’re not – Elizabeth

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My Secret Valentine – Review

My Secret Valentine – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

My Secret Valentine

Just days before the Valentine’s Day Wine Fest, Chloe Grange has returned home to consider a job offer and visit her dad to hear his big news.   Seth has been given a deadline from his company.  They want to become legitimate in the wine industry by moving away from trendy wines and working with an established vineyard.  The vineyard they want is Grange Family Vineyards.  Chloe has no idea her father wants to sell the vineyard but when she finds out, she wants to be part of the process to ensure her father gets a good deal.  So she watches Seth like a hawk.  She believes he is just another corporate leach.  And he believes she is an annoyance.  Chloe’s only escape is the renter in her family’s cabin.  To make ends meet, the vineyard’s manager Leanne rented the cabin noting it needs repairs.  Chloe writes a message for the renter stating repairs would be made and to make themselves at home.  The renter writes back.  After some time, the messages become flirty.  She wants to meet but will he infatuation last when Chloe learns her secret valentine is Seth?

A kind story with a good message about first impressions not being the best.  However, when the two find out who their valentine is, this movie falls out the Hallmark format.  The attraction between Chloe and Seth is believable.  And the father-daughter connection is undeniable.  This is a good movie to DVR and view later.  But watch it with a good glass of wine on hand.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

Taylor, I got this – Seth

Maybe I’ll see you in the popcorn aisle some other time – Chloe

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#MannyDearest, #SometimesTheGoodKill, and more – TV Reviews

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Manny Dearest – Review

Manny Dearest – Lifetime – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Manny Dearest

Even though she feels guilty, Karen decides to hire a manny to help with her two sons, Max and Rex. She interviews several candidates but with no real prospects. Soon as she gives up, Alex is on her doorstep. She takes a quick glance at his resume, but when he handles the kids like a pro on the spot, she hires him. Alex is a dream come true with cooking, cleaning, and child care. But as Karen and her boyfriend, Greg, get closer, Alex’s snaps. He uses fire alarms, medications, and a drone to drive Greg off. But when Alex believes he has succeeded, Greg starts to look into his history. It’s not long before he sees the darkness behind him. With Greg out of the house, Alex attempts to be the dad, but Karen puts an end to that immediately. Now Greg must warn Karen in time before she becomes Alex’s next victim.

Always check references!!!! This movie will have you shocked as Alex defends and turns on the family. While it only gives a brief glimpse into what causes Alex’s issues, it’s enough for a Lifetime movie. While the body count is low, it starts quickly. Within the first 4 minutes, someone dies. The acting is perfect. It’s funny to watch Alex feign shock at Greg’s misdeeds. Faking acting while acting is proof you can act. You will be in fear for the children’s life as well as the dog’s life. Now one kill maybe a little satisfying for some, but Alex is the bad guy. But Remember: Alex is hot, so he is crazy. Lifetime rule #1: Hot = Crazy.

I give it 4 out of 5 stars

Manny. That’s the scientifical term. Man plus nanny, manny – Gillian

Don’t you think it’s a little early to be buying him gifts – Greg

You are the only man of this house – Karen

I know. I just said that so he wouldn’t kill you – Rex

Sometimes things have a way of working themselves out – Alex

I have no problem scratching your back as long as you scratch mines later – Cory

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Sometimes the Good Kill – Review

Sometimes the Good Kill – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Sometimes the Good Kill

Talia and Faith are going through a normal day when they hear a scream. The run outside to find Mother Superior dead with a head wound. Since the convent is going through a financial crisis, they decided to take the body to the infirmary and call the police later. Until then, they will hold a vote to select another mother superior. After a close race, Sister Joy is chosen. When Joy asks Talia to come to her office, Talia is pleased to get recognition from the new Mother Superior. Joy explains the issues of the church and the closeness of the race. Once Joy is assured they are alone, Joy shows Talia another dead body. It is the body of Sister Mary in a bathtub. Sister Joy knows that the Cardinal is looking for any reason to let her go and another murder would give him the reason. So, Sister Joy asks Talia to user her past training to find the killer before anyone was so late. Talia is concerned that reverting back will jeopardize her oath to God to end her violent past.

If you are going to watch this movie, give it your full attention. You may even need to watch it twice to see what you missed. While the story is good, the scenery is absolutely amazing. With the rolling hills and immaculate grounds, it’s hard to imagine something so awful could happen here. The movie offers plenty of suspects and several motives … enough to make your heads spin. And just when you think you have everything figured out, you are thrown curve ball. While the ending calls for a sequel, it’s not needed. Watch this movie when you have a full 2 hours to give it your full attention.

I give it 3.5 out of 5 stars

Democracy allows an idiot to vote for the wrong candidate – Faith

The order needs your sacrifice – Sister Joy

Maybe you just like playing with fire more than I do – Talia

Sometimes it’s obvious what’s suppose to happen – Sister Cypriana

Ignorance is the plight of this who judge more than listen to their superiors – Sister Jean

I don’t know why any of you are staying here – Mai

Was she talking about me – Sister Oona

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New York Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell – Review

New York Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell – Lifetime – 2 hours and 0 minutes

New York Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell

Richard Matt a.k.a Hacksaw is serving 25 years to life for killing a man and cutting up his body. Dave Sweat a.k.a Rebel is serving life for killing a sheriff’s deputy. Joyce Mitchell aka Tillie is a twice married mother of three. Joyce and her husband Lyle both work at the prison where Hacksaw and Rebel are serving their sentence. Joyce is a seamstress and, under her instructions, Hacksaw and Rebel sew uniforms for various companies. Hacksaw has a skill for painting and paints pictures for the guards in return for favors. Rebel can cook and cooks for the guards for more favors. Rebel and Hacksaw come up with a plan to seduce Joyce to bring in contraband needed to aid their escape. At first, they wonder if she would be willing to do it; but when she tells Rebel she cheated on her first husband for Lyle, they know she is ready. She slowly sneaks in items as Rebel digs under the prison. Hacksaw creates a plan to go to Mexico, he has friends that will help and can speak the language. Everything seems to go well until word gets out about how much time Rebel and Joyce are spending together. So Rebel sends love letters to Joyce but to ensure his stronghold on her, he allows Hacksaw to sleep with her. Now with the tunnel almost complete, they have one more test for Joyce: kill Lyle. And then she will pick them up for an escape to Mexico.

Wow. Remember when watching this movie that the seduction/prison break took over a year to plan and complete. It’s amazing to watch these two killers seduce everyone who knows them. They are given access to hotplates, knives, and hacksaws all from the guards. But it was Joyce who took it a step farther. Was Joyce a willing participant or a patsy? In her final moments, was she overcome with guilt or chicken out? It’s up to the viewer to interpret. However, with these questions, there is only one real victim. Lyle. He is loyal to a fault. He continues to support Joyce and blames Hacksaw and Rebel for her decisions. There is no honor among thieves. DVR and watch when the kids are asleep.

I give it 4 out of 5 stars

Only if you think you can mustard some up – Lyle

They treated me like I was some kind of criminal – Joyce

Don’t you get it Mrs. M, Dave is gonna be in here for the rest of his life. He wants that picture of you to last – Hacksaw

Tell Juliet, Romeo is gonna need some more stuff – Rebel

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The Perfect Catch – Review

The Perfect Catch – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

The Perfect Catch

Chase shot big and shot himself in the foot. He lost his team’s chance at the World’s Series with one bad pitch. And with tryouts about to start, Chase still doesn’t have a team. While waiting for that career renewing phone call, Chase decided to go to his hometown of Parker Falls and clear his mind. His first day back, he runs into his old friend Jessica. During their conversation, he learns that Jessica is running the family restaurant, divorced, a single mother, and dating. Also, Chase is dating a supermodel who is vacationing in France. As they go down memory lane, they think about when both were crowned King and Queen of the Spring Fling. But this passing conversation is extended the next day when Wesley asks Chase to help him become a better baseball player. With more time together the sparks fly but how will it effect the other aspects of their lives. And with one phone call, Chase is left with a heartbreaking decision.

Hallmark doing what they do best. People with a history that annoy each other, forced to work together, realize they are in love after all. They even throw in a Spring Fling festival. But what makes this story unique is the connection between Wesley and Chase. Seeing their bond form naturally is the saving grace of this movie. Also, unlike most Hallmark movies, it’s Chase who has to make the life-altering decision. Not Jessica. So come for a love story, stay for a Father/Son bonding.

I give it 2.5 out of 5 stars

My arm is fine. It’s my ego that’s taking a bruising – Chase

He still looks great – Nina

Was it something I said – brett

Ancient history – jessica

Everyone makes promises because they are easy to break – Wesley

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#GarageSaleMystery, #BoyfriendKiller, and More – TV Reviews

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Under the Bed – Review

Under the Bed – Lifetime – 2 hours and 2 minutes

Under the Bed

For the next week, Callie has decided to work from home to get over being cheated on by her fiance, Brad, and left with a mountain of bills. She wants to just work and watch her mom, Sandra’s, dog. When she is home she starts getting IMs from “Nobudy”. She not sure who he/she is but they continue to chat. However, what you know, that Callie doesn’t know, is that she is being stalked in her own home by “Nobudy”. The stalker used her social media sites to collected information; and then started living in her home unbeknownst to Callie. The stalker is using her toothbrush, eating her food, and setting up video cameras. How long will it take for Callie to realize she is not alone?

This movie will make your jaw drop. It has a slow build, but that is to give you a sense of panic as you watch the stalker move throughout Callie’s home. He is carrying a camera, so you see his every move. Watching this movie will have you thinking twice about the amount of social media you have, how many social media accounts are linked, and what you put on social media. Under the Bed exposes how cyber stalking can quickly transform and hurt you in real life. The bad side to this movie is when Callie apologizes for her ex’s cheating and her horror movie escape attempts. You find yourself getting annoy with a character you wanted to survive. Overall, this movie is enjoyable with a high body count and will make you spit out your wine.  And believe there will be a part two.

I give it 4 out of 5 stars

I got to hand it to the guy. He is persistent – Ronnie

I must be losing it – Callie

Don’t cheat on my Callie. The world has no use for cheaters – Stalker

Sweetheart, are you alright – Sandra

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Love on Ice – Review

Love on Ice – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Love on Ice

Spencer comes into a small town to train a young, promising skater named Nikki, when he runs into Emily. Emily is a skater turned part-time coach and waitress, who hasn’t skated competitively for 8 years. She was coaching Nikki but knows that it is time for Nikki to move on. Spencer is in awe of Emily and wonders what she has been up to. Emily avoids the question to focus on Nikki. During Nikki’s 1st practice, Mia (Nikki’s mother) proves to be a true stage mother. Spencer is at his wits end when he ask Emily to co-coach and be a buffer between Mia and him. She is happy to oblige. Both coaches know that Nikki can win at regionals, but Spenser has another idea. He wants to see Emily compete again. He knows that Emily has what it takes; and he wants to coach Emily in secret while coaching Nikki. Of course it is only a matter of time before tea is spilled and everyone notices the attraction but them.. Spencer and Emily are in love. But how will Nikki and Mia take the news.

This is another Hallmark story where love is the subplot. Its interesting to see the town knows they are in love but they have no clue. But even with the love story, this is a movie more about encouragement, building a supportive team, and just having fun. The end is satisfying and fair. Also, there is one love story that comes out of the blue, but it was quickly explained. This movie is good, not great but good. Watch this on your DVR

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

It’s been 8 years. What happened to her – Spencer

She came home – Hildy

I’m not grumpy. I’m just saying – Nikki

Sometimes it’s hard not looking back – Emily

Nikki likes me to stay where she can see me. Right honey? – Mia

It is good to see you again – Leslie

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Boyfriend Killer – Review

Boyfriend Killer – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Boyfriend Killer

Sandra just got the worst news of her life … her son, Preston died on the motorcycle she bought him. She calls his father, Charles, and her sister, Carrie, to help her gather Preston’s belongings from his apartment. When Carrie and Sandra arrive at the apartment they are shocked to find a Krystal there. Sandra introduces Krystal as Preston’s ex, but she is quickly corrected. Krystal says they were a couple and living together. Sandra and Carrie are flabbergasted by the news, especially since Preston barely mentioned her. With emails, social media, and phone records, Preston’s family believes Krystal is lying about their relationship. But why? And when Krystal makes a shocking funeral confession, the family is set to find out the truth behind Krystal.

This is a great movie with a decent body count. Krystal is very cunning and Sandra, Carrie, and Charles is not completely clueless to Krystal’s ways. It takes a while for them to put the pieces together, but when they do, the truth is better than you think. This movie feels like a few episodes of Deadly Women mixed together. The wardrobe is the best ever seen on Lifetime. The mother dresses like a mom but not an old maid; and Krystal has outfits for which you would want to kill (pun intended). The on going trouble between the parents was not completely necessary, but decent filler. Get a nice mug of cocoa, put the kids to bed, and watch.

I give it 4.5 out of 5 stars

Just do it please. Sis, please – Sandra

And what about my things – Crystal

Krystal, you’re being pathetic. Go home – Jack

Yeah, why did he break up with her – Carrie

You’re are so judgmental – Charles

I love you but I am never going to love someone that much – Preston

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The Twin – Review

The Twin – LMN – 2 hours and 0 minutes

The Twin

On Ashley’s birthday, she gets surprise visits from Jake (her neighbor), Joseline (her daughter), and Tyler (her daughter’s new boyfriend).  While visiting, Ashley learns her daughter and new boyfriend are learning Japanese for a school trip.  Ashley can’t hide her shock, but warns her daughter about moving too fast into this relationship.  Since Joseline’s father left when she was 10, Ashley worries Joseline is trying to fill the void.   Ashley tries to give Tyler the benefit of the doubt by learning more about him.  She learns his family died in a car crash just a year ago.  However, Tyler is hiding that Derrick (his twin brother) is still alive and caused the accident that killed their parents.  Tyler visits Derrick often to keep him updated on his life and check up on him; but Derrick attacks Tyler and switches clothes.  Derrick quickly leaves and heads straight to Ashley’s house.  While Tyler is doing everything he can to prove he is not his brother.  Tyler must convince doctors and nurses of who he is, find his brother, and save his girl.

This movie is 1 hour of slow build, 30 minutes of “finally” moments, and 30 minutes of excitement.  It’s possible to skip the 1st hour and still be able to understand the movie.  They did provide a nice stand-in for the twin, but the dual scenes could use a little more work.   Timothy’s performance of both Tyler and Derrick was done very well.  He made sure each twin had a different personality and mannerism.  So DVR this movie and watch when you have time to kill.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

No kidding – Ashley

I like maybe – Jake

Bingo. Oh how sweet. My brother was right about you – Derrick

Are you ok? – Joseline

Sorry pal – Tyler

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Garage Sale Mystery: Art of Murder – Review

Garage Sale Mystery: Art of Murder – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

Garage Sale Mystery: Art of Murder

Jen is asked by her daughter’s sorority to host a garage sale for charity.  She says yes and enlist the other moms to donate items.  After dispatching the “Mom Soldiers”, Sidney goes missing.  Jen goes to Elizabeth’s (Sidney’s mom) attic and discovers Sidney’s body.  Sidney’s death is determined to be an accident.  However, Jen learns that Sidney was a dancer, so she would have braced herself for a fall.  Also she had a cell phone in her with a “9” pressed.  She believes Sidney was murdered.  She just needs everyone else to believe it; and find the killer.

This movie is a good story … not great but good. It slows down a lot in the middle but picks up at the end. So have something to do when it slows down or you may get bored. The acting is great and keeps you interested but the crime is like Castle, Psych, or even Law and Order. Its been done and you will figure it out before the end.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

Yeah I’m getting to old to do my own stunts – Jen

Ask for a raise – Andrew

I’m a police detective and I don’t stumble across as many dead bodies as you. Remind me not to get on your bad side – Det. Lenwood

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#ARoseforChistmas, #MommyIDidntDoIt, and more – TV Reviews

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A Rose for Christmas – Review

A Rose for Christmas – Hallmark – 2 hours and 0 minutes

A Rose for Christmas

The Bulldozer, Cliff, has been given a mission: oversee the float decorations for his company’s Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade entry. If Cliff gets the float done on time and under budget, he is a shoo-in for the Executive position at the upcoming Shanghai office. Andy, art teacher, has taken on the task of running her father’s company, Sunshine Floats, while he is begrudgingly away on doctor’s orders. Even with Big Al’s, her father, support Andy still worries about getting the float done with little time and even less volunteers. If the float is not complete, she may lose her father company. With weeks until the parade, Cliff flies down to manage the float. His no nonsense, get-it-done attitude will definitely clash with Andy’s happy chaos. These two must come together to ensure Cliff gets his promotion and Andy keeps her father’s company.

Not the best but still pretty good. You know love is in the air with this Hallmark movie, but is doesn’t pushed the main story into the background. This is the movie’s saving grace. You get to know the townspeople, their connection to each other, and how building the float helps them. The jock, parade queen, trucker, and scaredy cat all help and become inspired by building this float. It’s great to see it all come together in the end. This movie is nice to DVR and save for later, but don’t cancel plans.

I give it 3 out of 5 stars

Excuse me, sir – Cliff

You look too old to be a baby sitter – Andy

It’s a float, how difficult could it possibly be – Cliff

Why do I bother? You never listen to me anyway – Big Al

There’s tough and then there’s rose parade tough. I’m the latter – Emily

Don’t business leaders get where they are by taking risk – Andy

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Mommy I Didn’t Do It – Review

Mommy I Didn’t Do It – Lifetime – 2 hours and 2 minutes

It was just 4 years ago when Ellen Plainview was accused of a brutal assault she didn’t commit. After a horrible attorney, Ellen decided to defend herself and won. She later found the real attacker and went to law school. Her harrowing story inspired, her boyfriend, Ben’s book, “The Wrong Woman”. Now, Ellen is finishing law school and her daughter, Julie, is just months shy of graduating high school, when the unthinkable happens … Julie is accused of murdering her teacher. She is quickly taken to jail and with the evidence stacked against her.  The found fingerprints in Mr. Dutton’s car, an eyewitness saw her, and she texted him threatening message.  She is given a $750,000 bond, but Ellen knows she doesn’t have the money to pay.  Again, Ellen must work to prove someone’s innocence … her daughter’s.

This The Wrong Women sequel packs more suspense then the first. It’s recommended that you watch the prequel to get a better understanding of the characters, noteworthy lines, and jokes. This movie is updated by using text messages as evidence and is amped up by a murder instead of an assault. Mommy, I Didn’t Do It has twist and turn at every 5 minutes with a missing knife, partial truths, and a shocking conclusion. Halfway through the movie, you may believe YOU did it. It will be easy to get mad at Julie when she snaps at her mom, but remember she is a teen under a lot of pressure. Also, its a Lifetime movie, so all teens are brats. Sit back with your wine and reveal in a sequel well done.

I give it 4.5 out of 5 stars

What’s this about? – Mr. Dutton

I need a ride and you need some exercise – Julie

Gene, do you mind? – Officer Vickie

You know the drill – Officer Hamer

You’ll be fine – Ben

I know guilt when I see it – Mrs. Dutton

You Plainview girls just can’t seem to keep out of trouble – Ed

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A Surrogate’s Nightmare – Review

A Surrogate’s Nightmare – Lifetime – 2 hours and 0 minutes

A Surrogate's Nightmare

Shelley, out of guilt, told her sister, Angela, a huge secret. She had been lying to their mother, Joan, up to the moment of Joan’s death. Shelley never told Joan she could not get pregnant. Shelley didn’t want to disappoint her mother’s excitement of one day becoming a grandmother. Shelley wants to have a baby but just can’t. So Angela offers to be a surrogate for Shelley and David (Shelley’s husband). During the pregnancy, Shelley starts to worry about her marriage because David is cold and distant. Also, Angela’s ex, Curt is trying to reconnect and start a relationship, but doesn’t know she is pregnant. Likewise, Angela is not to fond over David and makes her feelings known. And, David is keeping a secret from everyone … except is co-worker Nora. With all this drama, the questions that remain are: Who Killed Joan and why?

So when Lifetimers see “…’s Nightmare” in any title you make assumptions. Don’t. This movie is not what you think. It has more misdirects than most Lifetime movies, however the killer is giving within the 1st hour. But that is not where the “Nightmare” ends … it’s just getting started. A Surrogate’s Nightmare has more family secrets than a Tyler Perry movie. You will end this movie saying WTF. This movies only problem is Poppy’s accent going in and out. It’s hard to determine if her character is foreign or not. It became quite distracting. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy a fun trip.

I give it 4 out of 5 stars

I am optimally cautious – Shelley

You don’t think we rushed into this, do you? – David

It was complicated … our relationship – Angela

I’m sorry. I’m sorry – Joan

I know about my damn record, all right – Curt

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