Tag Archives: fictional

Queen & Slim (2019) Rated R

A couple’s first date takes a turn for the worst when they are stopped by police.  Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Bokeem Woodbine. This is the worst film. We have a couple that escalates the traffic, causing the police … Continue reading

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The Spoils Before Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A fictional author creates a film adaptation of his epic tale in which a pianist-turned-detective investigates a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene. Starring Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig, and Bérénice Marlohe. I get that this show is supposed … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Rated R

The adventures of a concierge of a legendary hotel in the fictional country of the Republic of Zubrowka. Starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, and Mathieu Amalric. I have to say that I wasn’t expecting to see what I saw … Continue reading

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The Last Ship (TNT) Rated TV-14

The crew of a naval destroyer discovers that they are the last ship of survivors when a pandemic kills off most of Earth’s population. Based on the book by William Brinkley. Starring Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, and Charles Parnell. This … Continue reading

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Halt and Catch Fire (AMC) Rated TV-14

Set in the 1980s when the personal computer is on the rise, a group of visionaries, engineers, and prodigies navigate the rise and fall of their personal lives and careers. Starring Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, and Mackenzie Davis. This show … Continue reading

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Blackkklansman (2018) Rated R

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, CO, infiltrates the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a fellow officer who happens to be Jewish. Based on real events in the book  Black Klansman: Race, Hate, … Continue reading

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Anne of the Indies (1951) Rated NR

A former pirate  agrees to spy on Blackbeard and Anne Providence to get his ship back from the British. Starring Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Thomas Gomez. This film is a diamond in the rough. It has its weak … Continue reading

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Help for the Holidays (2012) Rated TV-G

A busy mom has lost her Christmas spirit, and an elf from the North Pole thinks there is more to life than making toys to help people find what they are looking for during the Christmas season. Starring Summer Glau, … Continue reading

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Guilt (Freeform) Rated TV-14

An American in London finds her roommate has been murdered. Starring Emily Tremaine, Jorge Leon Martinez, Cristian Solimeno. I thought this show had potential.   I was expecting a fictional version of the Amanda Knox case, but this was not nearly … Continue reading

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