Category Archives: historical

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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Jesus: His Life (History) Rated TV-PG

This documentary retells the story of Jesus’ life through the eyes of the people around him, explained with a historically and biblically accurate perspective. Starring Houda Echouafni, Cassie Bradley, and Greg Barnett. This tv show presents both a dramatic retelling … Continue reading

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Valley of the Boom (NatGeo) Rated NR

A docudrama about the tech boom in Silicon Valley. Starring Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, and Oliver Cooper. This show is an interesting take on the explosion that happened in Silicon Valley when the internet hit. It cross-cuts between drama and interviews from … Continue reading

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Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018) Rated TV-PG

Historian Lucy Worsley with a team of experts recreates the wedding of Victoria and Albert. Starring Etienne Dutoy, Nicholas Frentz, and Abbie Garland. Lucy Worsley is a historian of English Aristocrats. This TV movie is a wonderful recreation of the wedding between … Continue reading

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Emperor (2012) Rated PG-13

As the Japanese surrender after World War II, General Fellers must decide whether or not Emperor Hirohito will hang as a war criminal. Starring Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, and Eriko Hatsune. This film covers the aftermath of World War II … Continue reading

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Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey (2018) Rated NR

A documentary looks at the life of evangelist Billy Graham. Starring John Akers, Kay Arthur, and Cliff Barrows. This short documentary is a fabulous way to celebrate the life of Billy Graham. It starts with Graham’s childhood on a dairy farm, … Continue reading

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Civilizations (PBS) Rated NR

The story of art from the first of human history through present day. Starring Liev Schreiber, Simon Schama, and Mary Beard. As with most shows that revolve around the beginning of time or civilizations, this show misrepresents the timeline of life. … Continue reading

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