Category Archives: 2013

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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A Polite Bribe (2013) Rated NR

A documentary looks at Apostle Paul as he works on keeping the first Christians together. Starring Paul Achtemeieir, Jeffrey J. Bütz, and Dominick Crossan. This documentary is brilliantly done with a mixture of interviews with theologians and the retelling of … Continue reading

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Diana (2013) Rated PG-13

A film chronicles the last two years of Diana’s life. Starring Naomi Watts, Cas Anvar, and Charles Edwards. This film focuses on the relationship between Princess Diana and Dr. Hasnat Khan. The focus is on the love story between the … Continue reading

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In Secret (2013) Rated R

A woman in Paris in the 1860s embarks on an affair that has its consequences. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, and Tom Felton. This film should have been better than it was. The storyline is intriguing, and the first part … Continue reading

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The Book Thief (2013) Rated PG-13

A young German girl during World War II steals books and shares them with others. All the while, her adoptive parents hide a Jewish friend in the basement. Based on the book by Markus Zusak. Starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, … Continue reading

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