Tag Archives: british

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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Animal Practice (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A show about a veterinarian who loves animals and hates people. Starring Justin Kirk, JoAnna Garcia Swisher,  Bobby Lee, Kym Whitley, Betsy Sodaro, Tyler Labine. Well, it’s no wonder this show was canceled. I certainly didn’t find this show funny. … Continue reading

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Maybe Baby (2000) Rated R

A comedy about a married couple trying to conceive a child. Based on the novel Inconceivable by Ben Elton. Starring Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Dawn French. This British romp about trying to conceive a … Continue reading

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Mortdecai (2015) Rated R

A debonair, nearly bankrupt British lord and occasional art dealer is in danger of losing his estate.  He embarks on a series of misadventures with his manservant to reclaim a stolen painting, his fortune, and his wife. Utterly ridiculous, yet … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 28, 2015

 Home (PG) Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez.  The … Continue reading

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Der Skipper (1990) Rated R

A washed out, drunken sailor gets tricked into taking two British women to the West Indies. Starring Jürgen Prochnow, Patsy Kensit, Elizabeth Hurley This psychological thriller kept me on my toes.  Of course, you know that someone will die going … Continue reading

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The Book of Negroes (2015) Rated NR

We follow the life of Aminata who was kidnapped in Africa to be enslaved in South Carolina, as she work to get back to home land. Based on the novel by Lawrence Hill. Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin, Allan … Continue reading

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The Story of David (1976) Rated PG

The life of King David from the Bible. Starring Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Quayle, Norman Rodway, Oded Teomi, Jane Seymour This, I must say is the most historically accurate Biblically based film I’ve ever seen. The costumes to the setting. Everything … Continue reading

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