Category Archives: Drama

Dead Like Me (Showtime) Rated TV-14

After being killed by a falling toilet, Georgia (George) becomes a grim reaper that rescues souls before they die. Starring Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, and Jasmine Guy. I love this show. You can’t take it too seriously, but I love … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys (SYFY) Rated TV-14

12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from a post-apocalyptic future, who is on a mission to find the source of the deadly plague that nearly destroyed the world. Starring Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, and Barbara Sukowa. This … Continue reading

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Charlie St. Cloud (2010) Rated PG-13

Charlie’s and his brother Sam are in a car accident in which Sam passes away. After the accident, Charlie is given a gift of seeing loved ones that have passed. Based on the book, The Death and Life of Charlie … Continue reading

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The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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Pearson (USA) Rated NR

An attorney enters the complex world of Chicago politics. Starring Gina Torres, Bethany Joy Lenz, and Simon Kassianides. This show is boring. It’s supposed to be interesting with smart dialogue, but it lacks charisma. Gina Torres is an excellent actor, … Continue reading

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Wives and Daughters (1999) Rated TV-PG

A country doctor’s daughter has to contend with a stepmother, an incorrigible stepsister, and the town gossips, all the while in love with a man who thinks of her as a friend. Based on the book of the same name … Continue reading

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Ophelia (2018) Rated PG-13

A retelling of Hamlet that provides Ophelia’s side of the story. Starring Naomi Watts, Daisy Ridley, and Clive Owen. This film is definitely a retelling of Hamlet. It’s not your typical Shakespearean story. In this telling, Ophelia isn’t crazy and … Continue reading

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Merry Ex-Mas (2014) Rated NR

A man is stranded with his ex-wife, her boyfriend, her mother, and their daughter during a blizzard at Christmas time. Starring Kristy Swanson, Dean Cain, and Lochlyn Munro. This is definitely not one of the better Christmas movies. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Little House on the Prairie (NBC) Rated TV-PG

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove, MN. Based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, and Karen Grassle. The only parts of this show that are based on Wilder’s books … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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