Category Archives: M

A Christmas Melody (2015) Rated TV-G

A widowed mother returns home after the loss of her job, where upon she meets her childhood rival and their families try to show them the Christmas spirit. Starring Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Kathy Najimy. This film doesn’t have … Continue reading

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The Good Lord Bird (2020) Rated TV-MA

The abolitionist John Brown takes an enslaved boy as a member of his family, who becomes a witness at the raid of Harpers’ Ferry. Based on the book by James McBride. Starring Ethan Hawke, Joshua Caleb Johnson, and Beau Knapp. … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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The 93 Victims of Samuel Little (2020) Rated TV-14

The most prolific serial killer in U.S. History meets with an FBI crime analyst, DOJ forensics expert, and a Texas Ranger in an attempt to identify his 93 victims over four decades. Starring Dave Elvin, and Joni E. Johnston. This … Continue reading

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The Expanse (SYFY) Rated TV-14

A police detective, an officer of a freighter, and a United Nations executive discover a conspiracy that threatens the colony in an asteroid belt. Starring Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, and Dominique Tipper. I was thoroughly disappointed in this series. The acting isn’t … Continue reading

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The Comey Rule (2020) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries tells the story of former FBI Dir. Comey and President Trump as they collide while they differ on ethnics and loyalty. Based on the book, A Higher Loyalty by James Comey. Starring Jeff Daniels, Holly Hunter, and Michael … Continue reading

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Love Fraud (2020) Rated TV-MA

This docuseries follows the search for Richard Scott Smith, who marries women for their money and then leaves them. The series is in real time as the women who have been left behind band together to catch him. Starring Jason … Continue reading

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Biography: I Want My MTV (2019) Rated TV-14

In 1981, a new tv channel was born that was different than any other channel. It was a new format for young people and an outlet for musicians and filmmakers. Starring Tori Amos, Jack Antonoff, and Jeff Ayeroff. This documentary interviews the … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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