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Throwing Shade (TVLand) Rated TV-14

A late-night talk show hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi based on their Funny Or Die podcast. Starring Erin Gibson, Bryan Safi, and Maxwell Hamilton. This talk show runs in Funny Or Die format. For the most part, the … Continue reading

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Big Business (1929) Rated NR

 Laurel and Hardy try to sell Christmas trees but get into an arguement with a homeowner. Starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, and James Finlayson.  This is a classic Laurel and Hardy short. It’s a holiday short as they are Christmas … Continue reading

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016) Rated PG

After the principal destroys Rafe’s sketchbook he and his best friend decide to destroy the principal’s book of rules. Based on the series by James Patterson. Starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, and Alexa Nisenson. This is a good family film. … Continue reading

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I Love That for You (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A woman who has overcome childhood leukemia dreams of being a host on a shopping network. Starring Bess Armstrong, Vanessa Bayer, and Molly Shannon.  I was pleasantly surprised by this show. It’s well written and is a wonderful, understated comedy. … Continue reading

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Wait Until Dark (1967) Rated NR

A blind woman is terrorized by a group of thugs looking for drugs in her apartment. Based on the play by Frederick Knott. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, and Richard Crenna. This is one of those films that you think you … Continue reading

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Timeline (2003) Rated PG-13

A group of archaeologists get trapped in time when they try to save a comrade. The group must survive 14th century France in order to come back to the 21st. Based on the book by Michael Crichton. Starring Paul Walker, Frances … Continue reading

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The Bronze (2015) Rated R

A washed-up former Olympic Bronze medalist reluctantly trains an up and coming gymnast. Starring Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Cecily Strong, Haley Lu Richardson, and Craig Kilborn. This film is interesting. It’s one of the better written … Continue reading

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Houdini and Doyle (FOX) Rated TV-14

This miniseries follows the friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle while helping the Scotland Yard with some unsolved and inexplicable crimes. Starring Michael Weston, Stephen Mangan, and Rebecca Liddiard. This show is loosely based on the friendship of … Continue reading

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Mojave (2015) Rated R

A suicidal artist meets his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter, in the desert. Starring Garrett Hedlund, Louise Bourgoin, and Cletus Young. This film is based on the aesthetics of the movie. The story is ambiguous, and the characters are typical jaded … 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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