Category Archives: Foreign Films

Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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Brassed Off (1996) Rated R

A coal mine in Northern England is closing, so what does that mean for the miners’ brass band? Starring Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, and Ewan McGregor. Having seen the title of this film, I wondered what this film would be … Continue reading

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Killing Blue (1988) Rated R

A police commissioner and his assistant team together to solve murders in Berlin’s underground drug and prostitution ganglands. Starring Armin Mueller-Stahl, Morgan Fairchild, and Frank Stallone. This film doesn’t make sense. It’s takes place in Berlin, but everyone speaks English. … Continue reading

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Hinterland (BBC) Rated NR

A crime drama set in Wales where DCI agent Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption. Starring Richard Harrington, Mali Harries, and Alex Harries. This show gives a realistic look at what it takes for detectives to find the … Continue reading

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Flying Home (2014) Rated NR

A businessman must choose between a deal that would make his career or the woman he loves. Starring Jamie Dornan, Anthony Head, and Ali Suliman. I rather enjoyed this film. It’s not the best romance, but I really enjoyed Dornan’s … Continue reading

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The Fifth Element (1997) Rated TV-PG

In the future, a cab driver becomes a carrier of a weapon that keeps evil from Earth. Starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Ian Holm. I’m one that hails how great this film is. The story is interesting, and the … Continue reading

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The Ark (2015) Rated TV-PG

A retelling of the story of Noah and the ark. Starring David Threlfall, Joanne Whalley, and Ashley Walters. This is an interesting retelling of the Bible story. It is not historically or Biblically accurate. The story expands not just to … Continue reading

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Marie de Nazareth (1995) Rated NR

In Nazareth, a young girl lives a normal life until she is visited by an Angel and told she will give birth to a boy named Jesus. Starring Myriam Muller, Didier Bienaimé, and Eric Jakobiak. This film has some positive … Continue reading

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Too Young to Die (Netflix) Rated NR

A series represents the lives and deaths of celebrities that passed away way too young. Starring Paul Bendelow, Karla Schlender, and Tim Kazurinsky. This was an interesting show, as the celebrities’ friends, families, and coworkers talk about their loved one’s … Continue reading

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) Rated PG

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is reaching capacity, thus having Sonny think about opening a Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Starring Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, and Danny Mahoney. There isn’t anything new or exciting about this sequel to the first … Continue reading

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