Category Archives: TV Special

Oprah + Viola: A Netflix Special Event (2022) Rated TV-14

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Viola Davis to discuss her memoir, “Finding Me,” and new movie, The Woman King. Starring Viola Davis and Oprah Winfrey. Well, this is a cozy little chat about women and trying to make yourself strong … Continue reading

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Cinderella the Reunion (2022) Rated NR

Twenty-five years after the production of Rodgers And Hammerstein’s Cinderella TV movie the creators come back and talk about the filming of this movie. Starring Jason Alexander, Veanne Cox, and Victor Garber.  Like the film, I was not impressed with … Continue reading

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Shark Side of the Moon (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

This documentary focuses on hammerheads and how the moon gives insight to how they migrate. Starring Toby Ricketts. I’m not surprised that the moon affects the wildlife in the ocean. The moon affects the water and the tides, so it … Continue reading

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Shark Queens (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

 A study of the top female predators in the oceans to see if they are the ones ruling the waters. Starring Amuche Chukudebelu and Alison Towner. I was actually disappointed by this show. It’s one thing to go below and … Continue reading

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Raging Bulls (2021) Rated TV-14

Bull sharks’ behaviors have been changing, making them more aggressive; Paul and Johan come to Australia to study why. Starring Paul de Gelder, Johan Gustafson, and Jason Hildebrandt. This show has everything that Shark Week has: investigation, sharks, and heart-stopping … Continue reading

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Great White Serial Killer: Fatal Christmas (2022) Rated TV-14

Two shark attack investigators study the attack of a surfer on Christmas Eve in Morro Bay, California. Starring Ralph Collier and Brandon McMillan. This special is facinating. Collier and McMillan study the attack that took the life of Tomas Butterfield. … Continue reading

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Perry Como’s Christmas in Paris (1982) Rated NR

Perry Como hosts his Christmas special, featuring music and songs Parisian-style. Starring Perry Como, The Andre Tahon Puppets, and the Boys’ Choir of Notre Dame. I love Perry Como’s specials. This one was filmed in Paris with special guests indicative … Continue reading

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The Lost Colony of Roanoke: New Evidence (2022) Rated NR

A joint team of investigators from the U.S. and U.K. seeks to find out what really happened to the Roanoke colony. Starring Scott Dawson and Mark Horton Genres. This is an interesting documentary. We have a couple of scientists excavating … Continue reading

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Gary Owen: Black Famous (2021) Rated NR

 Gary Owen’s comedy special talks about the global pandemic and his very public divorce. Starring Gary Owen. I’ve never really been a fan of Owen’s, and this did not encourage the fandom either. While Owens, at times, can be funny, … Continue reading

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Insecure: The End (2021) Rated NR

 An intimate look at the making of the final season and the cultural impact of “Insecure.” Starring Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji This documentary is a look behind scenes of the final season of the show Insecure. I have … Continue reading

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