Category Archives: reviews

The Wife (2017) Rated R

A wife questions the life she has led when her husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer. Starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Max Irons. The film is a character study of a woman … Continue reading

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A Good Woman (2004) Rated PG

Mrs. Erlynne, while undercover, saves Lady Windemere from making a mistake with Lord Darlington. Based on the play, Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. Starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, and Milena Vukotic. This film was more of a letdown, but it is … Continue reading

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The World’s Best (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The World’s Best is a reality show competition where talented acts from all around the world perform in front of three U.S. judges and 50 representatives from different countries. The performers must get 75 votes to go on in the … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables (1934) Rated NR

A teenage girl is adopted by a couple of elderly siblings on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Starring  Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, and O.P. Heggie. This is a wonderful telling of the classic story by  Lucy Maud Montgomery. The actress Anne … 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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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Rated TV-PG

Peter Parker has been bitten by an altered spider, and he discovers that he has spider-like powers that help him discover the mysteries behind his parents’ death. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans. The film is a reboot 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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Houdini’s Last Secrets (SCI) Rated TV-PG

A docuseries that takes Houdini’s greatest stunts and tries to debunk them and discover how he did them. Starring Jason Avent, Salina Cram, and George Hardeen. I thought this was an interesting show. It brings on the grand-nephew of Houdini who … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Rated PG

A girl is transported to a world with gingerbread soldiers, an army of mice, and sugar plums. Starring Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, and Meera Syal. This is not the ballet version of The Nutcracker, and although I would have loved to … Continue reading

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