Category Archives: M

Queen of the World (2018) Rated TV-G

A look inside the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Hannah Belcher, and Korede Bolade. This documentary features private film archives from the royal family as the Queen passes on her wisdom to the younger monarchy. … Continue reading

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Manifest (NBC) Rated NR

After a turbulent flight, passengers discover they have landed five years into the future. Starring Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, and Athena Karkanis. This is the show of the season, and I was rather surprised by how intriguing it is. Sure, it’s like … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl (1953) Rated NR

Richard Belrow Livingston III races through the small town of Duck Creek where the speed limit is 25. Once caught, the judge throws the book at him with 30 days of jail time. This causes a delay in his elopement … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A reporter confronts her past when she returns home to investigate a murder. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, and Chris Messina. This show starts slow. It’s directed by  Jean-Marc Vallée from Big Little Lies, … Continue reading

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Raising Tourette’s (A&E) Rated TV-PG

The show follows five families of adolescents with Tourette’s. Starring Kristin, Charlee, Kaden, Sam, and Colton. A&E takes us into the lives of families living with Tourette’s. We see these young people battle their daily lives while living with a disorder that keeps them … Continue reading

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Perfect Strangers (2001) Rated NR

A family comes together during a reunion that reveals more than expected. Starring Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, and Matthew Macfadyen. This is a great subtle family drama. Here we have a group of family members that come together for a reunion, … Continue reading

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Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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Damascus Cover (2018) Rated R

A spy falls in love while working on an undercover mission in Syria. Based on the book by Howard Kaplan. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, and John Hurt. As a spy thriller, this film is poorly written. Jonathan Rhys Meyers … Continue reading

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Pose (FX) Rated TV-MA

Set in New York City in 1987, the societies of luxury, literature, and ball scenes are in full swing. Starring Evan Peters, Mj Rodriguez, and Dominique Jackson. Ryan Murphy knows how to tell a story; although, I have yet to discover … Continue reading

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