Category Archives: Historical

Blood Feuds (AHC) Rated NR

A series documents the iconic feuds in U.S. history. Starring Gregory Cioffi, Cameron McIntosh, and Eduardo Pagán. This series is interesting in the fact that we get the history between the rivalries that made America. We follow how these rivalries … Continue reading

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Saints & Strangers (2015) Rated NR

This miniseries presents the story of the Mayflower and the first year of the pilgrims in America. Starring Vincent Kartheiser, Kalani Queypo, and Tatanka Means. This miniseries does a fairly good job and gives us an even view of the … Continue reading

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An American Aristocrat’s Guide to Great Estates (Smithsonian) Rated TV-G

Julie Montagu is an American who married a Viscount from Britain. She explores the history and caretaking of historic homes and estates that come with the aristocracy of Britain. Starring Julie Montagu, Torquhil Campbell, and Eleanor Campbell. This show is … Continue reading

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Eating History (History) Rated TV-PG

Vintage food experts find and taste the oldest foods that have survived history. Starring Josh Macuga and Gary Mitchell. Two men who enjoy collecting vintage food decide to taste the food that they collect. They taste food from the 40s … Continue reading

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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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Washington (2020) Rated TV-14

The story of a fatherless soldier who rose from a British loyalist to a General in the Continental Army to the President of the new country, the United States. Starring Jeff Daniels, Nicholas Rowe, and Nia Roberts.  This series tells … Continue reading

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Serena (2014) Rated R

In depression-era South Carolina, George Pemberton marries Serena, which doesn’t bode well for his timber empire. Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Rhys Ifans. This film is one of the worst ever. The acting was so bad – then you … Continue reading

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Lucy Worsley’s Christmas Carol Odyssey (2019) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley takes a walk through the history of Christmas carols, from pagan rituals to religious conflicts and how they represent our history. Starring Lucy Worsley. Lucy Worsley is brilliant in combining the historical past with how we see the … Continue reading

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Mutiny (1952) Rated TV-PG

During the War of 1812, a U.S. Captain must sail through the enemy blockade to get a French loan in gold. When his secret mission gets out, many people want the gold, including his crew. Starring Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, … Continue reading

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Lost Cities with Albert Lin (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

Albert Yu-Min Lin uses 3D scanning and radar to discover and recreate worlds underground. Starring Duncan Lees, Joseph Angelo Steel, Francis Steel, and Albert Yu-Min Lin. I was not really impressed with this show. Maybe if I were more intrigued … Continue reading

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