Category Archives: D

Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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Waco: Madman or Messiah (A&E) Rated TV-14

 A miniseries, told by interviews of survivors with video and  audio recordings, telling the story of how David Koresh came to power as a prophet and the standoff at the compound. Starring Mike Caruso, Brigette Griffith, Michael Lake This miniseries takes us … Continue reading

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We’ll Meet Again (PBS) Rated PG

The personal stories of the reunion of people helping people during some of America’s historic events. Hosted by Ann Curry. This series is a wonderful look at human goodness during significant American events.  In each episode, meet people whose paths … Continue reading

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The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain who convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson. This story takes you down twists and turns as you try to figure out who … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years (2016) Rated UR

 A documentary containing found footage of the touring years (1963-1966) of the Beatles. Starring The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr. This film combines found footage, interviews and stories from the touring years of the Beatles. It is interesting to hear out … Continue reading

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The Alienist (TNT) Rated TV-MA

 A crime reporter and a psychologist team up to investigate a serial killer in New York. Based on the novel “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr. Starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning This is a show that I’ve anticipated. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

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Marshall (2017) Rated PG-13

Thurgood Marshall starts his career as a lawyer covering a case that would change his life. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. In this film, we see the case that propelled Marshall to the national front lines as the leading … Continue reading

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Snitch (2013) Rated PG-13

A father goes undercover for the DEA to free his son after he is imprisoned for a drug deal. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal. This film is based off of a change in the drug trafficking laws, which makes … Continue reading

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