Tag Archives: disease

Dopesick Nation (Viceland) Rated TV-MA

The series follows two recovering addicts as they assist other addicts with recovery in the midst of the opioid epidemic. Starring Allie Severino. I have yet to like a show on Viceland. So far, the shows they’ve produced are nothing … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Rated R

In 1985, when Ron Woodroof is diagnosed with AIDS, he discovers that he’ll have to buck the system to get the drugs he needs for himself as well as others who are diagnosed with the disease. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Plague (2012) Rated NR

A look at the two coalitions, ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), who have turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.  Starring Ed Koch, David Barr, Bob Rafsky. This documentary explores the start of the AIDS … Continue reading

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Boss (Starz) Rated TV-MA

The Mayor of Chicago is diagnosed with dementia and struggles with keeping his grip on the city. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity, Rotimi. Although this is a TV show, it plays like … Continue reading

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A Vow to Cherish (1999) Rated NR

A businessman’s life is turned upside down when his wife gets sick. Based on the book, A Vow to Cherish,  by Deborah Raney. Starring Barbara Babcock, Ken Howard, Ossie Davis, Kevin Downes, David A.R. White. As is the case with … 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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New This Week on DVD, July 7, 2015

 Woman in Gold (PG-13) Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, and Tatiana Maslany.  5 Flights Up … Continue reading

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Helix (SYFY) Rated TV-PG

A group of CDC investigates a possible disease outbreak in the Arctic. Starring Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé, Jordan Hayes, Neil Napier I really didn’t like this show. I kept feeling that this is too easy. I kept wanting … Continue reading

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Mid-Season TV Shows 2014

Killer Women (ABC) Centers on Molly Parker, the only woman in the notoriously male Texas Rangers, a ballsy, beautiful badass who knows how to get to the truth and isn’t afraid to ruffle a few feathers on her way there. … Continue reading

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Jake Gyllenhaal

 Zodiac (2006) Rated R Based on events in the 1960s and ’70s, this chilling drama recounts the actions of a killer who stalked the streets of San Francisco and left clues in the newspaper, relating the mystery through a cartoonist … Continue reading

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