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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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She Loves Me Live (2016) Rated NR

A musical based on the book, Parfumerie by Miklós Laszlo. The story takes place in a Parfumerie where the co-workers unknowingly write to and fall in love with each other. It’s the first Broadway show to live stream online through BroadwayHD. Starring … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012) Rated NR

A Masterpiece production of Charles Dickens’ unfinished book, The  Mystery of Edwin Drood. Starring Matthew Rhys, Freddie Fox, Tamzin Merchant. This has to be one of the worst productions I have seen depicting one of Charles  Dickens’ works. I’m not … Continue reading

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The Last Kingdom (BBC) Rated TV-MA

The year is 872, England is being invaded by the Danes. A Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and brought up as one of them. Now, his loyalties are tested trying to forge his country into a new future. … Continue reading

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Poldark (BBC) Rated NR

Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. Once there, he discovers his home is in disarray, with the woman he loves engaged to his cousin. Based on the Poldark novels by Winston Graham. Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor … Continue reading

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Secrets and Lies (ABC) Rated TV-14

A man finds the body of a neighbor’s son while out on a run. Soon he becomes the prime suspect. Based on the Australian TV show of the same name. Starring Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe, KaDee Strickland, Dan Fogler, Natalie … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2012

Here are my top five films of this year. I would like to clarify that these are films I watched for the first time this year, they aren’t necessary released this year.  The Horse Soldiers (1959) Rated NR Academy Award-winning screen … Continue reading

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Gormenghast (2000)

Rated NR Gormenghast is a neo-gothic BBC miniseries based on the books written by Mervyn Peake. Steerpike dreams of taking control of the kingdom Gormenghast. He was born to work in the castle’s kitchen but he works his way up the into … Continue reading

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Being Human (SyFy)

Rated TV-14 Having never watched the BBC version of this show, I love the American version. I am enjoying the story lines that the writers are going for. I relished the human side of the “monsters” that the show. The … Continue reading

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Winter Premiere Tv Shows To Watch 2011

 Being Human (SyFy) Three twenty-somethings share a house and try to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a werewolf and a vampire. Starts airing January 17th. Based on the BBC series. Body of Proof (ABC) Medical examiner Megan … Continue reading

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