Category Archives: TV Movie

CIA vs. Bin Laden: First In (2021) Rated NR

 It is now 20 years after 9/11 and 10 years after Bin Laden’s death. This documentary reveals the CIA’s 10-year hunt for Bin Laden.  I thought this film did a wonderful job at putting the hunt for and killing of Bin … Continue reading

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The Cookie Mobster (2014) Rated NR

 A mobster is put into the witness protection program where he falls for his next door neighbor whose daughter needs to make cookies for her girl scouts. Starring Rick Malambri, Pippa Black, Mackenzie Foy  This story is not a bad … Continue reading

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When Duty Calls (2015) Rated TV-PG

When a couple volunteers at the police department, they find themselves involved in a case. Starring Daniella Monet, Kelly Blatz, and Judd Nelson. The concept of this story is interesting, except it is poorly written. We have a couple that’s … Continue reading

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Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016) Rated TV-PG

When Aurora shows a house for her mother, the client finds a rival realtor in the backyard. Based on the book by Charlaine Harris. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, and Marilu Henner. This film is one of the few where Aurora … Continue reading

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Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America (2021) Rated NR

A documentary focuses on key impacts of protests on the evolution of the United States, from past to present. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jelani Cobb, and Robyn Muncy.  There are a couple of problems with this film. Abdul-Jabbar tells us the … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995) Rated NR

Superintendent Jane Tennison heads an investigation of an abducted baby. Starring Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, and Robert Glenister. There are a couple of things about the Prime Suspect series that bother me. One, Helen Mirren’s character’s hair and makeup change … Continue reading

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Against All Odds: The Fight For a Black Middle Class with Bob Herbert (2017) Rated NR

  A documentary discusses the difficulty of African Americans in establishing and maintaining middle class status. Starring Bob Herbert. This film is brilliant as it dissects the issues that keep the African Americans from progressing to middle class. They look … Continue reading

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Golden Girls: Ageless (2021) Rated NR

This film dives into the seven years that the Golden Girls television show was on the air. They talk about how these four women came together with the best writing and the drama behind the scenes, which made the progressive  smash-hit … Continue reading

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Love on the Sidelines (2016) Rated TV-G

A struggling fashion designer takes a job as an assistant to a football player who’s sidelined due to an injury. Starring Emily Kinney, John Reardon, and Hayley Sales. This Hallmark film is not one of the best. The acting is … Continue reading

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A Merry Tudor Christmas with Lucy Worsley (2019) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley takes us back to the Tudor dynasty and the 12 days of Christmas. We celebrate with food, presents, dress, dances, music, celebrations, and customs. Starring Lucy Worsley. Lucy Worsley does a wonderful job at taking us into the … Continue reading

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