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Against All Odds: The Fight For a Black Middle Class with Bob Herbert (2017) Rated NR

  A documentary discusses the difficulty of African Americans in establishing and maintaining middle class status. Starring Bob Herbert. This film is brilliant as it dissects the issues that keep the African Americans from progressing to middle class. They look … Continue reading

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Midsomer Murders (ITV) Rated TV-14

A veteran detective and his young sergeant investigate murders around their small community, Midsomer County. Based on the book series by Caroline Graham. Starring John Nettles, Jane Wymark, and Barry Jackson. This series is a lighthearted romp through a murder mystery. It’s … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift (1986) Rated NR

A widowed New York City architect and his daughter go on vacation in a small town where everyone still believes in Santa Claus. Starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, and Edward Winter. This is a Christmas film that brings us the … Continue reading

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Silver Bells (2013) Rated TV-G

A sportscaster winds up doing community service during December as a Salvation Army bell ringer. Starring Bruce Boxleitner, Kenton Duty, and Antonio Fargas. This film is one of those over-the-top cheesy holiday films. However, it’s also a great advertisement for … Continue reading

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Asian Americans (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show chronicles the lives of Asian Americans as they contribute to the country and face challenges as the fastest-growing ethnic group in America. Starring Ming Na Wen, Satsuki Ina, Greg Watanabe, Daniel Dae Kim, and Tamlyn Tomita. This is … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Documentary, PBS, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Atlanta Child Murders (ID) Rated TV-14

Between 1979 and 1981, 29 African American children went missing and were found dead in Atlanta. Starring Dion Graham, Echefulam Madubuike, and Campbell Cox. This miniseries is well done. We have interviews with family members, police officers, and the press. … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Crime, Documentary, films, ID, Miniseries, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Whole Truth with Sunny Hostin (ID) Rated TV-14

Sunny Hostin explores the truth behind some of the most notorious homicides. Starring Leila Stricker, Maya Allicock, and Luing Andrews. Sunny Hostin goes around the country to take a closer look at infamous homicides. Hostin takes on the side of … Continue reading

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True Love Blooms (2019) Rated TV-G

When a community gardener loses her garden to a real estate developer, sparks fly. Starring Tamara Austin, Brianna Barrett, Jordan Bridges, and Sara Rue. I thought this film was going to be one of those Hallmark films that are just … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … Continue reading

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Post Radical (Viceland) Rated TV-MA

Post Radical examines the subculture of the skateboarding community. Starring Rick McCrank, Don Schafer, and Todd Falcon. Rick McCrank travels the world and explores the current subculture of the skateboarding community. Episode one takes us to a skateboarding school in Sweden … Continue reading

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