Category Archives: 2017

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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The Keepers (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries about a nun’s death and the secrets that surround her murder. Starring Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, and Virginia Anzengruber. This series is brilliant in storytelling. It takes us into the tale of  a nun who was trying to … Continue reading

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Time Trap (2017)

              After their professor goes missing, a group of students goes looking from him in a mysterious cave. What they find is beyond anything they could have imagined. Starring Andrew Wilson, Cassidy Gifford, and … Continue reading

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Puppy Dog Pals (DisneyJr.) Rated TV-Y

Two puppy brothers have appetites that take them on adventures. Starring Issac Ryan Brown, Sam Lavagnino, and Harland Williams. This is a show made and geared for kids. It’s a couple of cute dogs that go on adventures over the … Continue reading

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The Bold Type (Freeform) Rated TV-14

This show is inspired by the loves and lives of those working at a global women’s magazine. Starring Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghann Fahy. This show is brilliantly written, and the cast is also very brilliant. However, the show … Continue reading

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