Category Archives: Foreign Films

Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal (2018) Rated NR

A documentary on the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth during the social changes of the 60s and 70s. Starring Craig Brown, Anne de Courcy, and Lady Glenconner.  This film documents the life of Princess Margaret, the spare heir. We see … Continue reading

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Eye in the Sky (2015) Rated R

A military officer is in command of an operation against terrorists, but when a girl enters the kill zone, it triggers an international dispute about the implications of modern warfare. Starring Faisa Hassan, Aisha Takow, and Armaan Haggio. This is … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

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Cleverman (Sundance) Rated NR

In the future, the creatures from ancient mythology must learn to live amongst the humans while trying to survive in a world where they are silenced, exploited, and destroyed. Starring Hunter Page-Lochard, Rob Collins, and Tasma Walton. There isn’t anything … Continue reading

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The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

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The Deceived (Starz) Rated NR

 A student has an affair with her teacher, but when he disappears, she tracks him down and discovers his wife has died. Starring Emmett J Scanlan, Catherine Walker, and Paul Mescal.  This show is brilliant; it’s more of a psychological … Continue reading

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The End (Showtime) Rated NR

 This series follows three generations of a family trying to find out the meaning of life, death, and everything in between. Starring Frances O’Connor, Harriet Walter, and Ingrid Torelli.  This show is a half-hour drama that has a lot happen … Continue reading

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The Night Manager (AMC) Rated TV-14

The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to work in an arms dealer’s inner circle. Based on the book by John Le Carré. Starring Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, and Elizabeth Debicki. The Night Manager is a series that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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The Exterminating Angel (1962) Rated UR

The guests at a dinner party find themselves unable to leave. Starring Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere, and José Baviera. This film is surrealism at its finest. The plot and story are not really explained, and the title … Continue reading

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