Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas

Yesterday I watched Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas. I taped it when it was on Ovation. It has Jennifer Finnigan, Natalie Brown, Cedric Smith, Nola Augustson, Stefano DiMatteo, Morgan Kelly, Mike O’Brien, and Jennifer Pudavick in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence.

In this movie Claire gets an invite to a Christmas gathering with her family at the lodge she is staying at. Her grandfather is planning this family gathering with a puzzle treasure hunt thrown in. The main reason for the puzzle treasure hunt to find out what really happened to Claire’s mother. Her mother had supposedly drowned in the lake. The gathering though is not really a cheery one and they do find out what really happened the night Claire’s mother died.

I did like this movie. I wish they had made some of them. I saw the first one a few weeks ago. Next week I’m watching Saving Mr. Banks.

Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance

Yesterday I watched MatchMaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It has Danica McKellar, Stephen Lobo, Bruce Boxleitner, Ben Wilkinson, Anne Marie DeLuise, Brenna O’Brien, and Victor Webster in it.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, Angie is going to a romance writer’s conference to attend a romance novelist’s speech. The conference gets interrupted because the romance novelist gets sick and dies. She was poisoned. The suspect is the romance novelist’s ex husband, but Angie doesn’t think so. She ends up finding out who killed the novelist.

I liked this movie.Next week I’m watching Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas.

Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder

I watched Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It has Taylor Cole, Stephen Huszar, John Wesley Shipp, Courtney Richter, Karen Holness, Teagan Vincze, Jason Cermak, and Shawn Macdonald in it.

In this movie, Ruby is asked to look at a cold case involving a murder of a psychic. She gets some odd notes that talk about the case where to find the gun that was used in the murder. The notes lead in several different people, but Ruby ends up finding the killer.

I liked this movie. Next week I’m watching Murder 101: Dead Talk.

Gosford Park

I watched Gosford Park yesterday. I taped it when it was on Starz. I think I had seen some of this movie before, but not all of it. It has Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas, Camilla Rutherford, Charles Dance, Geraldine Somerville, Jeremy Northam, Bob Balaban, James Wilby, Claudie Blakley, and Ryan Phillippe in it.

Big Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, guests arrive at an English country house for a shooting party. The host is William McCordie and the guests all have secrets. One guest was posing as a valet, but he really is an actor. Then suddenly William is killed. He was actually killed “twice.” He was poisoned and then stabbed by two different people. One of the maids learns who the killers are.

I did like this movie. Next week I’m watching Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds.

Riddled with Deceit: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery

I watched Riddled with Deceit: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It is based on a book series by Philip R. Craig (I haven’t read them). It has Jesse Metcalfe, Sarah Lind, Eric Keenleyside, Cameron Bancroft, Chelsea Hobbs, Bradley Stryker, Sunita Prasad, Johannah Newmarch, Matthew James Dowden, Vincent Gale, and Dejan Loyola in it.

Big Warning: there is some violence.

In this movie, Jeff is asked to be a bodyguard of an party of bringing home a high jeweled broach. They were on the lookout of some thieves who tried to steal broach before it made it to Martha’s Vineyard. Then someone breaks into Britt’s (the woman who now owns the broach) house. Then it was reported that the broach was “stolen” and one man was killed. The man who was killed actually hidden the broach away. Then another death appears. Jeff ends up finding out who the killers are and he finds the broach. (The killers were a surprise to me.)

I did like this movie. Next week I’m watching Things to Do in Denver when You are Dead.

A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery

I watched A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It is based on a book. (No, I haven’t read the book.) It has Jesse Metcalfe, Sarah Lind, Eric Keenleyside, Bradley Stryker, Keenan Tracey, Kendall Cross, Houston Stevenson, Jess Brown, Barry W. Levy, Janet Kidder, and Mark Brandon in it.

Warning: there is a little big of violence.

In this movie, Jeff Jackson is a retired police detective and he moved to Martha’s Vineyard to fix up his dad’s boat. He gets invitation to a fundraiser for a medical origination. After that fundraiser he finds out someone was killed. He and his childhood friend who is the medical examiner and a doctor go looking into who killed the guy. It was a total surprise to me of who the killer was.

I did like this movie.Next week I’m watching Riddled with Deceit: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery.

The Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engagement

I watched The Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engagement yesterday. I taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It has Danica McKellar, Victor Webster, Bruce Boxleitner, Pip Dwyer, Gianpaolo Venuta, and Helena Marie in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence.

In this movie, Angie Dove has a matchmaking show. She had matched a man with a woman on her show. She was invited to an engagement party for the couple. Then the bride to be was shot in the stomach and died. Her fiance was the only suspect the cops was looking at. Angie ends up finding out who the real killer is.

I did like this movie. Next week I’m watching Mystery 101: Playing Dead.

Darrow and Darrow: Body of Evidence

I watched Darrow and Darrow: Body of Evidence yesterday. I had taped it when it was on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It has Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Tom Cavanagh, Paul McGillion, Sage Brocklebank, Tosca Baggoo, Jordana Largy, Michael Patrick Denis, Wendie Malick, and Lilah Fitzgerald in it.

Warning: there is a little bit of violence.

In this movie, a woman is convicted for the murder of her husband. She claims really innocent. There was no body, but there was evidence that points that she killed him. Claire and Miles try to find out the truth. Her husband originally wanted to fake his death, but things went bad and he ended up dead. The secretary who helped stage the death went along with the plan and framed the wife.

I really liked this movie. Next week I’m watching Mystery 101.