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Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, April 7, 2020

 Little Women (PG) Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh  … Continue reading

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Almost Paradise (WGN) Rated NR

A former DEA agent moves to the Philippines to retire as an owner of a gift store. Starring Arthur Acuña, Nonie Buencamino, and Christian Kane. This show has a good premise, and I think they could have fun telling the … Continue reading

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Her (2013) Rated R

In the future, a writer falls in love with an operating system. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Lynn Adrianna Freedman, and Lisa Renee Pitts. This story is brilliantly told as a love story; if it had been a relationship between two humans, … Continue reading

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Attila’s Forbidden Tomb (SCI) Rated TV-PG

The tomb of Attila is discovered, and while they excavate the tomb, they discuss the life of Attila. Starring Gwyn Williams. This is an interesting show. It starts with the excavation of a tomb believed to be Attila the Huns’. … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, April 2, 2020

 The Other Lamb (NR)Opens on Friday, April 3Starring: Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, Denise Gough, Eve Connolly A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality. Synopsis … Continue reading

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Up and Vanished (Oxygen) Rated TV-14

Based on Payne Lindsey’s podcast that follows leads in missing person cold cases. Starring Dylan Mattina, Bonnie Jean, Mark Krenik, and Payne Lindsey. This one should have been a good show, but alas, it is not. The two hosts are … Continue reading

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Weird Wonders of the World (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-PG

Members of BBC’s Life explain some of the weird phenomena that they have captured. Starring Chris Packham, Norman Rogers, and Amedee Brickey. The show portrays some of the mysteries of nature. It is intriguing to discover what animals are capable … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, March 31, 2020

 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (PG-13) The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end. Starring … Continue reading

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