Category Archives: Historical

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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Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America (2019) Rated NR

A documentary series tells the cultural revolution of Hip Hop over 40 years since its conception. Each episode tells the story behind a song that transformed the genre. Starring Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Shawn Gee, and Alex … Continue reading

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The Robe (1953) Rated UR

In the Roman province of Judah, a Roman tribune is ordered to crucify Christ, but after the fact, he has a guilty conscience. Starring Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, and Victor Mature. This film is the first film shot in CinemaScope, … Continue reading

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Apollo: Back to the Moon (2019) Rated NR

This film chronicles the journey to the moon with the Apollo missions. Starring François Pomès. This is one of the many shows and movies that take a look back at the timeline of the race to the moon. This film … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2018) Rated TV-14

Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, we follow Jean Valjean as he evades capture by Inspector Javert. Starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Adeel Akhtar. Masterpiece always does a fine job at bringing novels to life. Although, they do allow … Continue reading

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