Tag Archives: animals

Zootopia (2016) Rated PG

In a city where animals have human-like characteristics, a bunny cop and a con artist fox must uncover a conspiracy. Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, and Idris Elba. This film is a fun watch; however, nothing really makes the film … Continue reading

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Nova Wonders (PBS) Rated NR

Nova Wonders follows researchers as they study the world around us. Starring Rana El Kaliouby, Andre Fenton, and Talithia Williams. Nova takes a turn to wonder about the world around us. The first episode is on the communication of the … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011) Rated PG

Zeus and his family move into a new house right before Halloween. Starring Gary Valentine, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Joey Lawrence, and Mayim Bialik. I know, I’m a broken record when I say, “I’m not fond of films that have … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The adventures of a small town veterinarian practice in the 1930s and 40s in the countryside of Yorkshire. Based on the series by James Herriot. Starring Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, and Samuel West. I was pleasantly surprised by this remake … Continue reading

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Epic Yellowstone (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

Yellowstone is a place of battles between predators and prey and where winter snows turn into spring growth. Starring Bill Pullman. This series takes us through the year in the landscape of Yellowstone National Park. We follow the animals as … Continue reading

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Nature’s Epic Journeys (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Every year, millions of animals take epic journeys to reach their destinations. Starring Nigel Barber, Liz Bonnin, and Saba Douglas-Hamilton. This documentary highlights the journey that animals take for food, shelter, water, and to reproduce. It brilliantly showcases these animals … Continue reading

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Big Miracle (2012) Rated PG

A reporter and his girlfriend try to save a trio of whales stuck in the ice of Alaska. Starring John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney, John Chase, John Krasinski, Drew Barrymore, and Ted Danson. I remember following the TV reports about these whales. The … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010) Rated PG

The Bannister family, including their dog Zeus, goes to a Rocky Mountain resort for the holidays. Starring Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, and Paris Hilton. I’ve seen a couple of these The Dog Who Saved series of films, and I really wasn’t impressed … Continue reading

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The Call of the Wild (2020) Rated PG

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Yukon. Based on the book by Jack London. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. This film brings Jack London’s thrilling book to life. The only downside to the film is … Continue reading

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Weird Wonders of the World (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-PG

Members of BBC’s Life explain some of the weird phenomena that they have captured. Starring Chris Packham, Norman Rogers, and Amedee Brickey. The show portrays some of the mysteries of nature. It is intriguing to discover what animals are capable … Continue reading

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