Category Archives: 2013

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) Rated PG-13

Clary Fray learns that she comes from a line of warriors who protect the world from demons. She joins forces with people like her and heads to a land called Shadow World. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Lily … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … Continue reading

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Hinterland (BBC) Rated NR

A crime drama set in Wales where DCI agent Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption. Starring Richard Harrington, Mali Harries, and Alex Harries. This show gives a realistic look at what it takes for detectives to find the … Continue reading

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Secrets of the Earth (Weather) Rated NR

This documentary explores areas on Earth that go beyond what the average person thinks about. Starring Ezra Knight, Alex Filippenko, and Michio Kaku. This show goes beyond a scientific approach to look at the elements that make up the Earth. … Continue reading

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The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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When Sharks Attack (NatGeo) Rated NR

A show investigates recent shark attacks with news archives and interviews of survivors to discover why sharks attack. Starring Eric Meyers, Thomas Frick, and Dan Huber. I actually enjoyed this series. The show talks with survivors and marine biologists and … Continue reading

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The Immigrant (2013) Rated R

In 1921, an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque in order to rescue her sister from Ellis Island. Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. This film is stunning and brilliantly written. Cotillard plays the immigrant … Continue reading

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Elway to Marino (2013) Rated TV-G

In the spring of 1983, six quarterbacks are selected in the first round of drafts, the most ever with Elway, the first, to Marino, the sixth. Starring Tom Selleck, Ernie Accorsi, and Bruce Allen. This documentary covers the 1983 draft … Continue reading

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Rick and Morty (AdultSwim) Rated TV-MA

An animated adventure with a mad scientist and his grandson. Starring Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, and Spencer Grammer. I was pleasantly surprised by this show. I was thinking it was going to just be a show revolving around adult humor. … Continue reading

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Snake & Mongoose (2013) Rated PG-13

The untold story drag racers, Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, who helped change the face of drag racing. Starring Jesse Williams, Richard Blake, Ashley Hinshaw. This film has a documentary feel to it as it tells … Continue reading

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