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In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy

In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy (1995)

At the start of "In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy" it states the movie is inspired by true events, those true events are the story of Ralph Hand III. But whilst it might be inspired by true events "In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy" ends up like any o...

Zooman

Zooman (1995)

"Zooman" is both a fascinating movie but also hard work thanks to the storyline and also style. It is fascinating because of Ruben's actions and those of his neighbours who are more willing to go up against him than stand up and identify who the shooter was....

Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime (1994)

I will stop there with the synopsis but for any one who has come across a Danielle Steel movie will have guessed that is only the part of story. In fact that only really covers the first 20 - 30 minutes of "Once in a Lifetime" which means there is another ho...

Here Comes the Son

Here Comes the Son (1996)

So "Here Comes the Son" is another movie which sets up the familiar storyline of a grown man suddenly thrown in at the deep end when he becomes a dad to a young child. It is a familiar storyline which if it wasn't for the fact these sorts of movies are genui...

Texas Justice

Texas Justice (1995)

"Texas Justice" was originally a two part mini-series which basically means we have what amounts to nearly a 3 hour movie. But "Texas Justice" whilst based on a true story is a good example of the problems with this sort of production as whilst the true stor...

Between Love and Honor

Between Love and Honor (1995)

"Between Love and Honor" is like so many movies I watch one of those made for TV true story movies, this one is based on Steve Allie Collura's life when asked to work undercover and infiltrate the Gambino family. Now "Between Love and Honor" is solidly enter...

Freefall: Flight 174

Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)

When ever I discover another made for TV flight movie the only thing I expect is that it will be average at best, I never have high expectations even when it features one of my favourite actors. So when I came across "Freefall: Flight 174" a movie from the 9...

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Carnival Story (1954)

Carnival Story (1954)

Having set up their show in Munich as interest in carnivals had dwindled in America, the performers are working to attract the German crowds. Whilst promoting the show carnival barker Joe (Steve Cochran - Dallas) comes across local girl Willie (Anne Baxter - I Confess) when she picks his pocket and not only offers her work but seduces her. But Willie is not Joe's only girl and so when high diver Frank (Lyle Bettger - All I Desire) not only takes Willie under his wing as part of his act but asks ...


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