Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches. But her keen eye for finding ... See full summary »
Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a ... See full summary »
When the best friend of talk-show producer Darcy Scott is murdered while preparing a report about internet dating, Darcy sets out to discover who the killer is, convinced it's one of the men her pal met online.
"The Cradle Will Fall" is a 2004 film based on the Mary Higgins Clark book of the same name. Angie Everhart plays attorney Katie DeMeo, who becomes involved in a multiple murder mystery that seems to center around a fertility clinic.
I especially enjoyed this movie because of Philippe Brenninkmeyer, who is quite handsome and someone I had never seen before and would love to see more of. Apparently he makes a lot of films in Germany. He was very smooth as Dr. Highley.
The problem with these Lifetime movie-type films for me is that they move slowly and the acting generally isn't very good. I don't blame the actors; the pacing always seems off - almost like you're seeing something foreign that's been dubbed.
For me, the denouement was telegraphed in advanced (as it always seems to be in these films). Angie Everhart is lovely and likable, and John Ralston as the medical examiner was good, too.
However, it's a good story and pleasant enough, and as others have pointed out, there was some good tension and suspense at the end. There was a time when TV movies like this could be quite effective. I don't know if it was the budget or what, but that era is over.
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