Tag Archives: English

Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018) Rated TV-PG

Historian Lucy Worsley with a team of experts recreates the wedding of Victoria and Albert. Starring Etienne Dutoy, Nicholas Frentz, and Abbie Garland. Lucy Worsley is a historian of English Aristocrats. This TV movie is a wonderful recreation of the wedding between … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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Good Behavior (TNT) Rated TV-MA

Letty Raines is a thief and con artist who is always one step away from having her life implode. Starring  Nyles Steele, Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto. Wow, this show really takes you on a ride. It’s very well written, and … Continue reading

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Plymouth Adventure (1952) Rated NR

The dramatic journey of the Pilgrims’ journey to Virginia aboard the Mayflower in 1620, with their unexpected landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Based on The Plymouth Adventure 1950 novel by Ernest Gébler. Starring Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn, Barry … Continue reading

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Home Fires (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows a group of women in a small English village during World War II. Based on the book Jambusters by Julie Summers. Starring Clare Calbraith, Brian Fletcher, Samantha Bond, Ruth Gemmell, Claire Price, Daniel Ryan, Claire Rushbrook, Daisy Badger, Frances Grey, Fenella Woolgar, Leanne Best, Mark Bazeley, Leila Mimmack, Ed Stoppard This … Continue reading

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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013) Rated PG-13

In 1755, the colonies clashed with French and English settlers. As The French and Indian War started heating up, some of the Native American tribes sided with the French, scalping some settlers and taking others prisoner.  At this time, the … Continue reading

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Love Finds You in Charm (2015) Rated NR

A young Amish woman who is unsatisfied with her life at home and curious about the world outside visits her cousin for the summer and struggles with choosing which world to live in. Based on the book Love Finds You … Continue reading

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The Boxtrolls (2014) Rated PG

An orphaned boy is raised by a group of underground trolls who rummage for trash. Based on the children’s book, Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow. Starring Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Tracy Morgan This is your typical kid’s movie. … Continue reading

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Robin Williams (1951-2014)

(1951-2014)  Aladdin (1992) Rated G When resourceful “street rat” Aladdin falls in love with the sultan’s beautiful, independent daughter, there’s nothing he won’t do to win her heart — including enlisting the help of a scene-stealing genie.  Dead Poets Society … Continue reading

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The Paradise (PBS) Rated NR

Set in 1875, The Paradise is the first English department store. We follow Denise Lovett as she moves from small town to city life among the hustle and bustle of the store, it’s owner and employees. Based on Émile Zola’s novel … Continue reading

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