The Road to Galveston (1996)

TV Movie   |  PG-13   |    |  Drama


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Jordan Roosevelt, at 65, found herself alone, destitute, and depressed. Up against the wall, she took heart from the suggestion of a friend, a blind woman who was a nurse: enter a foster ... See full summary »


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Director:

Michael Toshiyuki Uno

Writer:

Tony Lee

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20 October 2003 | Theo Robertson
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| Galveston Oh Galveston
Apologies if the above summary doesn`t tie in with the rest of the review but the title reminded me of the Glenn Campbell song . Truth be told singalonga Glenn was th only pleasure I got while watching this dire TVM . A black woman called Jordan decides to open a care home in order to make some money . Not a very exciting plot but it`s difficult to explain how dire it all is because of many very slow scenes . Did I say it`s dire ? Good because I want to spell it out for you - This TVM is D-I-R-E . The first third of the story features some of the slowest scenes ever witnessed in a TVM . The worst thing is these scenes usually end up going absolutely nowhere anyway so why were they included ? Strangely for a TVM we`re treated to the "N" word , the "B" word and even the "O" word but this doesn`t make THE ROAD TO GALVESTON a more eventful journey . The only positive thing about this TVM is that it points out that it`s a very bad idea to let a drunk supervise senile old ladies but I guess everyone knew that same as everyone knows letting your kids spend the night at Neverland ranch can lead to dire consequences

Number of times the word " dire " appeared in the above review - 5

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