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The Big Leap (FOX) Rated TV-14

A group of diverse dancers compete in a reality show that’s putting on a remake of “Swan Lake.” Starring McKenzie Chinn, Karen Rodriguez, and Sammy Arechar. This show is one of those “Oh, no! Not another reality dance show drama.” … Continue reading

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Professor T (PBS) Rated NR

Professor Jasper Tempest, a professor of criminology at Cambridge University, struggles with OCD but advises the police on cases. Starring Ben Miller, Emma Naomi, and Barney White. I have not watched the original series from Belgium, but this show reminds … Continue reading

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Constantine: The Legend Continues (2018) Rated TV-14

Matt Ryan hosts this special about the series Constantine: City of Demons and previews the new season of Legends of Tomorrow. Starring Phil Klemmer, Jes Macallan, and Matt Ryan. This was an interesting special about the animated show Constantine. It also previews the new season … Continue reading

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Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012) Rated TV-G

A parade coordinator for the Chicago Thanksgiving Day parade tries to convince a finance consultant that the parade is about more than money. Starring Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, April Telek. The actors are what make this Hallmark movie work.  Reeser … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Christmas (2012) Rated NR

Feuding colleagues get thrown together after their siblings fall for each other. Starring Casper Van Dien, Rachel Wilson, Ella Ballentine. This Hallmark film has something most Hallmark films don’t have: characters with real problems. They struggle with jobs, money and … Continue reading

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Limitless (CBS) Rated TV-14

A man takes a pill which allows him to reach the full extent of his brain’s capacity. Based on the 2011 film Limitless. Starring Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio The pilot episode was amazing. It offered enough of an explanation … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Rated PG-13

A group of intergalactic criminals come together to fight an extremist who wants to destroy universe. Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace This film is a typical Marvel movie. It’s action-packed, and the … Continue reading

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Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) Rated PG

A small town magician gets swept away to the land of Oz. A prequel to the Wizard of Oz. Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff I thought this version might be a little hokey but … Continue reading

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Titanic (2012)

Rated TV-PG This miniseries retells the story of the sinking of the Titanic through personal experiences. Starring Peter McDonald, Steven Waddington, Glen Blackhall, Toby Jones I was sorely disappointed with this miniseries, especially coming from Julian Follows, whose amazing with … Continue reading

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Friends With Benefits (NBC)

Rated TV-14 Friends with Benefits is a show about five friends each looking for love. Two of the friends hook up as friends with benefits as they all deal with their love lives. Why, on earth, was this even Greenlighted? … Continue reading

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