Tag Archives: dramatic

The Eleven (A&E) Rated TV-14

 The Eleven investigates the murder of eleven teenage girls after a letter from a convicted murderer is found that leads to a confession. Starring Lise Olsen, Fred Paige The show incorporates interviews with family, convicted murderer Edward Harold Bell and law … Continue reading

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Royal Wives at War (2016) Rated PG

 The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson reminisce the year, 1936, when King Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loves. Starring Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring This film incorporates dramatic scenes with actors portraying the characters and giving interviews about … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Rated R

A reporter investigates an ad placed in the paper for a companion to time travel. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Lauren Carlos, Basil Harris, Jake Johnson. This film was not what I expected at all. It is very well written with well-rounded … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Argo (2012) Rated R

A CIA agent goes undercover as a Hollywood film producer to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Kyle Chandler, … Continue reading

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Mars (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

The first manned voyage to Mars in 2033 starts the colonization of the planet. Starring Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clémentine Poidatz, Ben Cotton, Nicholas Wittman, Kata Sarbó. This series is a combination of real National Geographic documentary and fictional drama.  I … Continue reading

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Unstoppable (2010) Rated PG-13

An unmanned train races through the city. It takes a veteran engineer and young conductor to stop it before it crashes. Based on the true story of CSX 8888 incident in 2001. Starring  Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, T.J. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Legacy (2015) Rated PG

A privileged young man must change his ways to receive his inheritance. Starring  Raquel Welch, Doug Jones, Brian Dennehy, Logan Bartholomew, Myko Olivier, Katie McClellan. This was the worst of the three films in this Hallmark series. A bad case of … Continue reading

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Texas Rising (2015) Rated NR

Based on the Texas revolution against Mexico and how the Texas Rangers were created. Starring Bill Paxton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Jeremy Davies, Rhys Coiro, Christopher McDonald, Max Thieriot, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Knepper, Chad Michael … Continue reading

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Louis Jourdan (1921-2015)

(1921-2015)  The Best of Everything (1959) Rated NR Rona Jaffe’s best-selling novel gets the high-gloss Hollywood treatment in this romantic drama about the travails of three single roommates employed at a Manhattan publishing company. Their troubles run the gamut — … Continue reading

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