Tag Archives: American

Picnic (1955) Rated NR

During a small town picnic for Labor Day, a drifter comes to town and emotions run high. Starring William Holden, Kim Novak, and Betty Field. Holden is the drifter who floats into town and tries to make amends for the … Continue reading

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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (PBS) Rated TV-G

Xavier Riddle and his friends have to solve a problem, so they head to the secret museum and go back in time to meet a childlike historical figure that helps them to understand the issue. Based on the book series,  … Continue reading

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Infidel (2019) Rated R

An American man is kidnapped in Cairo after being invited there to talk about the uprisings. Starring Jim Caviezel, Claudia Karvan, and Hal Ozsan. This film is an interesting story. It has the feel of being based on a true … Continue reading

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Richard Jewell (2019) Rated R

American security guard, Richard Jewell, goes from hero to suspect in the 1996 Centennial Park bombing. Starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, and Brandon Stanley. This film showcases how the 1996 Centennial Park bombing transformed Jewell’s life. Jewell was always … Continue reading

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Jesus Trejo: Stay at Home Son (2020) Rated NR

Comedian Jesus Trejo is an only child of immigrant parents, and that shapes the way he learns lessons while seeking parental approval. Starring Jesus Trejo. I honestly enjoyed his show. It’s cleaner than other comic bits. He has the self-deprecating … Continue reading

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An American Aristocrat’s Guide to Great Estates (Smithsonian) Rated TV-G

Julie Montagu is an American who married a Viscount from Britain. She explores the history and caretaking of historic homes and estates that come with the aristocracy of Britain. Starring Julie Montagu, Torquhil Campbell, and Eleanor Campbell. This show is … Continue reading

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Flushed Away (2006) Rated PG

An uptown rat is flushed down the drain of his penthouse apartment, where he lands among the sewage rats below and learns a new way of life. Starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, and Ian McKellen. I think the title says … Continue reading

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Family Karma (Bravo) Rated TV-14

Family Karma follows the lives of seven young Indian-Americans living in Miami, Florida. Starring Brian Benni, Bali Chainani, and Amrit Kapai. This show is interesting in the fact that it highlights the life of second-generation immigrants, trying to toe the … Continue reading

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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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