Category Archives: 2013

Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Splash (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A reality show which takes celebrities into the world of diving. Starring Joey Lawrence, Charissa Thompson, Greg Louganis, David Boudia, Steve Foley, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Louie Anderson, Drake Bell, Chuy Bravo, Rory Bushfield, Nicole Eggert, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Ndamukong Suh, Katherine … Continue reading

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Killing Kennedy (2013) Rated NR

Based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s book on the assassination of President Kennedy. Starring Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ginnifer Goodwin. Although this film doesn’t give us any new information about the “Killing of Kennedy,” it … Continue reading

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Boston’s Finest (TNT) Rated TV-14

A reality show following a group of Boston’s Police force while they protect the city and balance home life. Starring Donnie Wahlberg I really enjoyed this show. As we get to follow the police officers from different units as they … Continue reading

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Cult (CW) Rated NR

This show-within-a-show tracks the investigation of murders. Starring Matthew Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal, Robert Knepper. This show is poorly written and very confusing with its show-within-a-show approach.  Because it only focuses on one problem at a time, instead of … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine (2013) Rated TV-G

A widowed father navigates mourning with raising his son, who has a crush, and romance. Starring  William Baldwin, Natalie Brown, Lisa Berry. This is a typical Hallmark romance film with all the trappings, including the sappy ending.  There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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The Americans (FX) Rated NR

Two KGB agents go undercover as an American married couple to spy on the U.S. government. Starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Keidrich Sellati, Holly Taylor, Noah Emmerich. This multi-layered show appears to be about undercover spies, but reveals a deeper layer … Continue reading

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Return to the Hiding Place (2013) Rated PG-13

When the Nazis start killing the Jews in Holland, a group of boys fight to save the innocents. Starring John Rhys-Davies, Mimi Sagadin, Craig Robert Young. Although it has its share of flaws, this film does offer a different perspective … Continue reading

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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013) Rated PG

A man dropping off a donation at a foster home, tells the story about a couple of boys who find a lost Medallion. Starring William Brent, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong, Alex Kendrick. This film had so much going for it, … Continue reading

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