Category Archives: D

The Magicians (SYFY) Rated TV-14

A group of students are recruited to a secret academy where they learn that the magic they believe is fiction is, in fact, real. Based on the book series by Lev Grossman. Starring Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, and Arjun Gupta. … Continue reading

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A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley (2013) Rated PG-13

This documentary takes a look at murders from British history, starting with Jack the Ripper and on to Agatha Christie’s mysteries. Starring Lucy Worsley, Michael Kirk, and Ian Burney. This is a brilliant documentary. Lucy Worsley knows her history, and … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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The Intern (2015) Rated PG-13

A retired widower decides to go back to work and becomes a intern for an online fashion site. Starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, and Rene Russo. This is an interesting concept. I thought Nancy Meyers could’ve gone down the … Continue reading

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The Age of Adaline (2015) Rated PG-13

A young woman born at the turn of the century is rendered ageless after an accident. After many years of being alone, she meets a man that complicates her life. Starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, and Harrison Ford. This film is … Continue reading

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Steel Magnolias (1989) Rated PG

A young beautician moves to a small town, and her salon becomes a place where the women form friendships. Based on a play by Robert Harling. Starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Shirley MacLaine. This film is a brilliant take … Continue reading

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Bridge and Tunnel (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A group of college grads are setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan but have a hard time leaving the comforts of home in Long Island. Starring Caitlin Stasey, Sam Vartholomeos, and Gigi Zumbado. Well, this was a disappointing … Continue reading

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart (2016) Rated NR

The postables find a 200-year-old valentine that could change history, while each one deals with a heartbreak outside of work. Starring Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, and Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe. As with most of the Signed, Sealed, Delivered installments, this film … Continue reading

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Room (2015) Rated R

A woman and her son are held captive in a room for 7 years and when they are released, the son gets to experience the outside world for the first time. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, and Sean Bridgers. This … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The adventures of a small town veterinarian practice in the 1930s and 40s in the countryside of Yorkshire. Based on the series by James Herriot. Starring Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, and Samuel West. I was pleasantly surprised by this remake … Continue reading

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