A Weekend With The Family

a/k/a Dinner with the Stankershets

A Weekend With The Family

Release Date:  7/17/16; TV One
Genre:  Romance/Comedy
Rating:  NR
Director:  Chris Stokes
Studio:  Footage Films

Cast:  Marques Houston (Travis Stankershet), Karrueche Tran (Courtney Clancy), Wendy Raquel Robinson (Nip Stankershet), Clifton Powell (Dingo Stankershet), Dorien Wilson (John Clancy), Suzanne Whang (Sue Clancy), Black Thomas (Sargent Stankershet), Chantel Jeffries (Catherine Clancy), Shondrella Avery (Rosie).

Story:  Film follows Travis Stankershet (Marques Houston) a young attorney who looks to gain a position at a prestigious law firm. Travis’ loving girlfriend Courtney Clancy (Karrueche Tran) decides to arrange a surprise family weekend get-together, however things don’t go as planned with the arrival of his outlandish family, the Stankershets.  When Far East customs come up against the salt of the earth folks from the Deep South, hilarity ensues. In the end, Travis must find a way to make the two families peacefully co-exist long enough for him to propose to the woman he loves.  Source:  Shadow and Act.

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My Dad’s A Soccer Mom

My Dad's A Soccer MomRelease Date:  5/19/15; DVD (Original Release – 6/21/14 UPTV)
Genre: Family
Rating: NR
Running Time: 90 mins.
Studio: Swirl Films, GMC.
Director: Randall Stevens
Cast:  Lester Speight (Marion Casey), Wendy Raquel Robinson (Holly Casey), Skai Jackson (Lacy Casey), Tracey Gold (Lori Brookstone), Terrell Owens, Jeff Rose (Monty Mulligan).

Story:  Marion “Mad Dog” Casey (Lester Speight) is one of the biggest, baddest and most outrageous names in professional football, but lately his mouth has been outpacing his performance on the field. When Marion’s contract isn’t renewed and no one else rushes to sign him, he’s not happy.

Meanwhile, his wife Holly (Wendy Raquel Robinson), who has spent many years being a stay-at-home mom for their 10-year-old daughter Lacy (Skai Jackson), sees this as an opportunity for her to pursue her career ambitions in interior design. After chauffeuring Lacy to ballet and theatre class – activities she really doesn’t like, Marion discovers that she has a knack for soccer. He signs her up and begins his new life as a Soccer Dad – the only 300-pound, overbearing, ex-football player in the group!

As he navigates the trickiness of being a hands on parent with soccer mom Lori (Tracey Gold) and the other moms, Marion discovers the joy of his new relationship with his daughter. Source: UP TV.

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Mysterious Ways

Mysterious WaysRelease Date 4/21/15 (DVD); Release Year (2014)
Genre:  Drama/Inspirational
Rating:  Unrated
Running Time:  79 mins.
Studio:  Image Entertainment
Director:  Dan Garcia
Cast:  Wendy Raquel Robinson, Gary Dourdan, Erica Atkins Campbell, Telma Hopkins.

Story:  The day a hit and run driver took the life of her little boy, Marilyn (Wendy Raquel Robinson) died inside. Not even the passing of time, the love of a good man or a job as choir director at her church could bring her peace. But a chance encounter with a mysterious homeless man, who calls himself Mozart (Gary Dourdan), will change Marilyn’s world and let her see that there are no accidents, and true healing starts with forgiveness. Source: Image Entertainment.

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