Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
Claire has worked for Denny for four years, and been in love with him from afar. She believes she can never have him, so she doesn't try. When his brother Regan comes to town to help sell ... See full summary »
Kim Jameson is a student at a prominent university while Kate Jameson also known as Dominique, Kim's twin sister, is a troubled model working for the House of Shambertin in Paris. Kate is a... See full summary »
Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb ... See full summary »
Sara lives in a small town where everybody knows everybody and her life is an open book. Left with the care of her family home, she has trouble meeting the mortgage payments and her ... See full summary »
An engaged woman, who has an art gallery with a friend, receives a package from Mexico sent by her uncle. A lot of people seem to be interested in this package, including a handsome man. Who can be trusted?
Robert Cannon has had two misfortunes befall him, his brother has been killed and an important project that his brother was working on has fallen into the hands of the competition. The ... See full summary »
After a brutal attack leaves Lisa Temple without her memory, her husband declares that she is another woman. She begins to find out just what that means when she begins to try to recover ... See full summary »
Carly Hunter, who just started her own catering business, agreed to secretly cook for her friend, Sophie who wanted to impress her date. From the kitchen, Carly witnesses Sopie's ex, TV star Dr. Chester Winnifield, barge in and murder Sophie and her date. Carly escapes and goes to the police, but has no proof while the press is on the celebrity' side. She now fears for her life, so police detective Jack Brannigan, who believes her, is assigned by the prosecutor to guard her in her home and investigate. Written by
I wanted to see this movie because I'd read the book by Kristin Gabriel, and I'd liked it very much. While this movie adaptation was different in more than a few ways from the book, it had a similar sense of humor to it and I really quite liked it.
The two main leads (Kim Huffman and Alex Carter) were both well cast in this movie. Huffman plays a pretty caterer with a wholesome but lovely "girl next door" look to her. She's very likable and doesn't have that "self conscious of her beauty" attitude about her. She seemed very natural.
At first you think that Alex Carter is going to be playing one of those somewhat surly "brooding serious cop" types (like we haven't seen enough of *those* types), but instead his character has this dry wit and a smile (when he chooses to show it) that is dazzling. Both these actors make a great couple on screen!
The plot is kind of weak in some ways, but who cares? It's cute. It's funny. It isn't one of those dreary "relationship" movies where the characters don't have enough to do. This tale is full of action and humor. I laughed out loud quite a few times!
Now, granted, this is not up there with the great romantic comedies of all time. But of all the TV-movies based on a Harlequin Romance that I've seen, this is by *far* the best. If you didn't know it was based on a romantic novel, you might not even guess it. It's got action, adventure, mystery, the whole enchilada! And a cast full of eccentric and entertaining characters. Very enjoyable!
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