Despite my assumptions that it would be boring, watching two fools trapped together 2,000 feet in the air was fascinating. Who, after all, in their right mind would attempt to scale a dilapidated, rusted tower? I most certainly would not. Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner did a fantastic job acting—but their portrayals would have been more convincing if the original swear words were left intact instead of being edited out to give the movie a PG-13 classification. If I…
I'm not the biggest fan of sappy Hallmark-type movies and only wanted to watch When We Last Spoke because it co-starred the late Cloris Leachman. She has a small part in the film as the great-grandmother and steals every single scene. The rest of the cast gives top-notch performances. I've never cared much for Melissa Gilbert's acting, but she does a decent job playing the grandmother.
As for the film itself, I liked it for the most part. There were…
I guess, Lifetime is too damn cheap to recast Ruby and Beau. The actress playing their daughter Pearl looks around the same age as them.
Lifetime, if you're going to adapt a popular book series, at least make a half-ass attempt with a decent-size budget, hire a creative director and a writer who has actually read the books. Lastly, find a cast who can at least read their lines.
To sum things up, Hidden Jewel is the worst installment of the Landry series. Let's pray Lifetime will never adapt the prequel, Tarnished Gold, because they'll just screw it up.