Category Archives: 2017

Little Women (2017) Rated TV-PG

The March sisters navigate love, loss, and the trials of growing up during the American Civil War. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, and Dylan Baker.  I say this each time I do … Continue reading

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Eat, Play, Love (2017) Rated TV-G

 A veterinarian falls for the owner of the dog shelter she frequently visits. Starring Jen Lilley, Jason Cermak, and Lee Majors.  This is one of the cheesiest films from Hallmark. The story is one of the worst, and the acting … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

The campers and counselors meet back at Camp Firewood ten years later. Starring Nina Hellman, Marguerite Moreau, and Zak Orth. I have never been a fan of contrived potty humor, and this miniseries has it in abundance. This didn’t surprise … Continue reading

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SS-GB (BBC) Rated TV-MA

 A British homicide detective investigates a murder in a German-occupied England in a parallel universe where the Nazis won World War II. Based on a novel by Len Deighton. Starring Sam Riley, James Cosmo, and Rainer Bock. The BBC does … Continue reading

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Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors (2017) Rated NR

Historian Lucy Worsley travels to the places that Jane Austen knew and lived to better understand her and the world of her novels. Starring Lucy Worsley, Debbie Charlton, and Jeanice Brooks.  Lucy Worsley does what she does best; she takes … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower (2017) Rated PG-13

A boy has visions of a dark tower under attack by a man in black. He joins forces with the tower’s guardian to stop the destruction. Based on the series by Stephen King. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, and Tom … Continue reading

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Against All Odds: The Fight For a Black Middle Class with Bob Herbert (2017) Rated NR

  A documentary discusses the difficulty of African Americans in establishing and maintaining middle class status. Starring Bob Herbert. This film is brilliant as it dissects the issues that keep the African Americans from progressing to middle class. They look … Continue reading

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Bad Date Chronicles (2017) Rated TV-PG

A woman who runs a blog about bad dates and a guy from a competing blog go on a date, which doesn’t go very well. When the woman posts about the date, her boss thinks they should go on more … Continue reading

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Brunch with Tiffany (VH1) Rated NR

Tiffany Pollard gathers with close friends for brunch at New York City’s restaurants. Starring Tiffany Pollard, Sonja Morgan, and Sheryl Lee Ralph. I thought this would be an interesting talk show, but it really isn’t a talk show. The show doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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