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Godfather of Harlem (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A show depicts the life of Bumpy Johnson, a gangster in 1960s Harlem. Starring Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, and Demi Singleton. Bumpy returns to Harlem after being in the Alcatraz penitentiary for 11 years. He’s coming back to a new … Continue reading

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Brothers (2009) Rated R

A young man comforts his brother’s wife and child after his brother is missing in action. Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. This film has brilliant performances from all three of the actors, Maguire, who plays the veteran … Continue reading

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Sistas (BET) Rated NR

A group of single friends bond over the concept of singlehood. Starring Ebony Obsidian, Kj Smith, and Novi Brown. The one thing that stood out to me about this show is the bad writing. Really, the characters have to explain … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

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Poldark Revealed (2016) Rated NR

A behind-the-scenes look at the television series Poldark. Starring Ruby Bentall, Rebecca Eaton, and Hannah Greig. This TV movie looks at the making of Poldark. The writers, filmmakers, and actors all talk about how the show came about and how … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey (2019) Rated PG

The continuing story of the Crawley family in the early twentieth century. Starring Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Goode, and Michelle Dockery. This is a great ongoing story of the Crawley family. It’s just another glimpse into the lives that revolve around … Continue reading

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Inventing the Abbotts (1997) Rated R

Two working-class brothers court three wealthy sisters. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, and Will Patton. This is a coming of age film set in 1957-1960 as two young men vie for the attentions of the three girls from a wealthy … Continue reading

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Brad Pitt

 Friends (TV-14) Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.  Fight Club (R) An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much … Continue reading

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Left Behind (2014) Rated PG-13

A small group of survivors is left behind after millions of people vanish. Based on the series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Starring Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, and Cassi Thomson. I’m not sure if this film is … Continue reading

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Joaquin Phoenix

 Walk the Line (PG-13) A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee … Continue reading

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