Tag Archives: british

Flushed Away (2006) Rated PG

An uptown rat is flushed down the drain of his penthouse apartment, where he lands among the sewage rats below and learns a new way of life. Starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, and Ian McKellen. I think the title says … Continue reading

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Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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Washington (2020) Rated TV-14

The story of a fatherless soldier who rose from a British loyalist to a General in the Continental Army to the President of the new country, the United States. Starring Jeff Daniels, Nicholas Rowe, and Nia Roberts.  This series tells … Continue reading

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Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (NBC) Rated TV-PG

Neil Patrick Harris hosts a variety show  based on the British show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Scherzinger, and Nathaniel Motulsky. Neil Patrick Harris knows how to entertain. It was also fun to see … Continue reading

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Life of Crime (2013) Rated TV-MA

A rookie cop tries to track down the killer of a 15-year old girl. Starring Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, and Julian Lewis Jones. This series has a good story. The British are good at telling mystery stories. The casting is … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rated PG

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to a magical world led by a kingly lion. Based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, and William Moseley. I know, I’ve said this before, but I am not … Continue reading

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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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