Tag Archives: fiction

Big Fish (2003) Rated PG-13

  A son tries to sort facts from fiction about his father’s life. Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, and Billy Crudup.  This is a brilliant film about a father and son’s relationship. Will Bloom heads home to see his dad … Continue reading

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The Magicians (SYFY) Rated TV-14

A group of students are recruited to a secret academy where they learn that the magic they believe is fiction is, in fact, real. Based on the book series by Lev Grossman. Starring Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, and Arjun Gupta. … Continue reading

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A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley (2013) Rated PG-13

This documentary takes a look at murders from British history, starting with Jack the Ripper and on to Agatha Christie’s mysteries. Starring Lucy Worsley, Michael Kirk, and Ian Burney. This is a brilliant documentary. Lucy Worsley knows her history, and … Continue reading

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Tenet (2020) Rated PG-13

Armed with one word, Tenet, the protagonist travels through the world of international espionage. Starring Juhan Ulfsak, Jefferson Hall, and Ivo Uukkivi. This film travels through 6 different timelines. Christopher Nolen is known for these time-bending films, and this one … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … 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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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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This Magic Moment (2013) Rated NR

A movie set comes to small town America and the star of the film uses her new small town guy friend to make her ex-boyfriend and co-star jealous. This, of course, causes confusion when reality and fiction lines get blurred. … Continue reading

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