Tag Archives: british

Camping (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A man’s camping trip with his wife spirals out of control. Adapted from the British show, Camping. Starring Jennifer Garner, David Tennant, and Juliette Lewis. I’m surprised that this show isn’t funnier. Garner was surprising good at being anal. With the … Continue reading

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Unforgotten (PBS) Rated TV-MA

Police begin an investigation after the discovery of a young man’s bones are found in a home’s basement. Starring  Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Jordan Long. This series takes many different avenues to find the killer. It seems like everyone … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour (2017) Rated PG-13

It’s the year 1940, and Winston Churchill becomes the British Prime Minister. During his first few weeks in office, he must decide whether or not he will negotiate with Adolf Hitler. Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Ben Mendelsohn. Unlike … Continue reading

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Krypton (SYFY) Rated TV-14

Superman’s grandfather fights for justice on Krypton. Starring Shaun Sipos, Elliot Cowan, and Ann Ogbomo. This TV series takes us back through the history of Krypton, where we get to see Superman’s grandfather become a man who honors the household of El. … Continue reading

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Back (Sundance) Rated TV-14

 Two estranged foster brothers join up to take on the family business when their father dies. Starring David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey. This black comedy  is brilliant. As with most  British comedy, it starts out slow but gains momentum. The … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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The Deep Blue Sea (2011) Rated R

A woman married to a British judge is caught in an explosive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. Starring Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy, Karl Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston. This film was difficult to watch. The wife is a complex character … Continue reading

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Hooten and the Lady (CW) Rated NR

 An American archaeologist and a British lady travel together in search of rare artifacts. Starring Michael Landes, Ophelia Lovibond, Jessica Hynes. This show isn’t like anything on TV right now. It’s clean fun as the two opposites get together to … Continue reading

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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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Anne of the Indies (1951) Rated NR

A former pirate  agrees to spy on Blackbeard and Anne Providence to get his ship back from the British. Starring Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Thomas Gomez. This film is a diamond in the rough. It has its weak … Continue reading

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