Tag Archives: American

Wings (1927) Rated NR

Two men, one rich and one middle class, fall in love with the same woman and become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. This film took me by surprise. It is … Continue reading

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The Dominican Dream (2019) Rated NR

In the 1990s, a young immigrant, Felipe Lopez, was featured in Sports Illustrated and became the poster child of the American dream. Starring Johnny Solo. If you are a fan of basketball, this documentary on Lopez will interest you. I … Continue reading

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Hunter Killer (2018) Rated R

An American submarine captain teams up with the Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian President. Starring Ethan Baird, Jacob Scipio, Dempsey Bovell, Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, The Common, and Linda Cardellini. This film brings a whole other take on the … Continue reading

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American Style (CNN) Rated TV-PG

American Style focuses on the fashion and pop culture that defines America through the years. Starring Eric Avila, Jeffrey Banks, and Todd Boyd. Allegedly, this show follows America through the decades of fashion, but it actually covers the history of American culture … Continue reading

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Mile 22 (2018) Rated R

An American intelligence officer with a tactical command unit tries to smuggle a police officer with sensitive information 22 miles outside of  Indonesia. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, and Iko Uwais. This film’s non-stop action makes it hard to catch the … Continue reading

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An American in Paris: The Musical (2018) Rated NR

An American GI comes to Paris to paint, while there he meets a dancer. Love and friendship fill a city recovering from war. Starring Ashley Andrews, Sophie Apollonia, and Zoe Arshamian. This is a brilliant retelling of a classic musical. The … Continue reading

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Siberia (2018) Rated R

An American diamond trader goes missing, and his partner goes looking for him in Russia. Along the way, he falls in love. Starring Keanu Reeves, Boris Gulyarin, and Ashley St. George. This film is poorly executed. Keanu Reeves holds the screen, … 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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La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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10 Streets That Changed America (PBS) Rated TV-PG

A documentary highlights ten streets that changed America. Starring Michelle Young and Geoffrey Baer. This is a great documentary that highlights the history of ten streets that changed America. The film talks about the history of certain streets from Native American … Continue reading

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