Category Archives: Drama

Love & Mercy (2014) Rated PG-13

 In the 60s, The Beach Boys’ leader, Brian Wilson, struggles with his mental illness while writing the song, “Love & Mercy.” Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, and Elizabeth Banks. This film bounces back and forth between two periods in Wilson’s … Continue reading

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The War with Grandpa (2020) Rated PG

When his grandfather moves into his house and his room, Peter declares war against him. Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Rob Riggle. This was a horrible film. The filmmakers tried to toe the line between violent and cheesy … Continue reading

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London Spy (2015) Rated NR

A romance between two people from different worlds leads to a mystery when one of them is killed. Starring Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, and Jim Broadbent. This miniseries was a mess. The script is poorly written, and it was hard to follow. … Continue reading

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Lila & Eve (2015) Rated R

Two mothers, who were distraught over the loss of their children by a drive by shooting, work together for revenge when the police don’t do anything. Starring Viola Davis, Aml Ameen, Ron Caldwell, and Jennifer Lopez. This film is not … Continue reading

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Nurses (NBC) Rated NR

This series follows five young nurses as the navigate their job and their lives. Starring  Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis, and Jordan Johnson-Hinds. This show is a knock off of Grey’s Anatomy, and the beginning is almost the beginning of every … Continue reading

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Exposed (2016) Rated R

A police detective investigates the death of his partner and uncovers some police corruption that involves a woman. Starring Ana de Armas, Gabe Vargas, Sandy Tejada, and Keanu Reeves. This film is a puzzle. It has multiple twists and turns, … Continue reading

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Burnt (2015) Rated R

A top chef has destroyed his career with drugs and an ego. After he cleans up, he heads back to London to redeem himself at a restaurant that’s working on getting three Michelin stars. Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, and Daniel … Continue reading

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Billions (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

 The U.S. Attorney goes after a hedge fund king, in a battle between two powerful people. Starring Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff This show brings out the real life struggle most prestigious and demanding professions. The show dramatizes the … Continue reading

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Big Miracle (2012) Rated PG

A reporter and his girlfriend try to save a trio of whales stuck in the ice of Alaska. Starring John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney, John Chase, John Krasinski, Drew Barrymore, and Ted Danson. I remember following the TV reports about these whales. The … Continue reading

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Cheers (NBC) Rated TV-PG

The regulars at a Boston bar share their lives with one another. Starring Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, and John Ratzenberger. This is one of those classic shows that is just like apple pie – you know what it is, and … Continue reading

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