Category Archives: M

Ancient Skies (2019) Rated NR

With CGI, Ancient Skies takes a look at the skies that our ancestors looked at throughout history. Starring Jason Alan Carvell. I really wasn’t impressed with this series. While the CGI was amazing and brilliant and beautiful, and I really … Continue reading

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Pet Sematary (2019) Rated R

A doctor and his wife move to rural Maine with their family, where they discovered a hidden burial ground. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow. This is not a scary remake. There was no meaning to the Pascow … Continue reading

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Wives and Daughters (1999) Rated TV-PG

A country doctor’s daughter has to contend with a stepmother, an incorrigible stepsister, and the town gossips, all the while in love with a man who thinks of her as a friend. Based on the book of the same name … Continue reading

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Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (2018) Rated NR

Set in a mining camp in California, a woman falls for the stranger that comes to town and is set on him being her first kiss. Starring Marco Armiliato, Susanna Phillips, Scott Scully, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Zeljko Lucic. … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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Non-Stop (2014) Rated PG-13

An air marshal must identify the terrorist on his flight that is demanding 150 million dollars, and if the terrorist doesn’t get the money, someone will die every 20 minutes. Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, and Scoot McNairy. This is … Continue reading

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Empire (FOX) Rated TV-14

A music mogul must choose a successor from his three sons while his ex-wife also lays a claim to his empire. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, and Jussie Smollett. This show is typical – we have a family that … Continue reading

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Ms. T’s Music Factory (Lifetime) Rated TV-PG

Former recording artist Temmora Levy is on a mission to find future superstars. Starring Vivie Myrick, Julissa Piatt, and Temmora Levy. This show is like all those other reality shows where the kids have the talent, and the parents are … Continue reading

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Ascension (2014) Rated NR

The nature of the mission to populate a new world is questioned when a woman is murdered. Starring Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, and Brian Van Holt. This show wasn’t the best. The miniseries didn’t develop the characters, the acting was poor, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Mystery (2014) Rated TV-PG

A reporter learns that her mother has been receiving Christmas cards from a secret admirer and decides to find out who he is. Starring Esmé Bianco, Ryan Bittle, and John Ratzenberger. This film is very poorly written. The premise is … Continue reading

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