Tag Archives: Historical

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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The Patriot (2000) Rated R

A farmer is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a British officer kills his son. Starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, and Joely Richardson. This is not a historical film about the Revolutionary War. It’s a … Continue reading

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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (PBS) Rated TV-G

Xavier Riddle and his friends have to solve a problem, so they head to the secret museum and go back in time to meet a childlike historical figure that helps them to understand the issue. Based on the book series,  … Continue reading

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A Merry Tudor Christmas with Lucy Worsley (2019) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley takes us back to the Tudor dynasty and the 12 days of Christmas. We celebrate with food, presents, dress, dances, music, celebrations, and customs. Starring Lucy Worsley. Lucy Worsley does a wonderful job at taking us into the … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter (Epix) Rated TV-MA

It’s been over 50 years since Charles Manson and his followers committed their heinous crimes. This miniseries tells the story of Manson from his childhood through his crimes with interviews from the people who knew him and those that witnessed his … Continue reading

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An American Aristocrat’s Guide to Great Estates (Smithsonian) Rated TV-G

Julie Montagu is an American who married a Viscount from Britain. She explores the history and caretaking of historic homes and estates that come with the aristocracy of Britain. Starring Julie Montagu, Torquhil Campbell, and Eleanor Campbell. This show is … Continue reading

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Selma (2014) Rated PG-13

Selma chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal rights by marching between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and Jim France. There is a lot going for this film. It’s a great … Continue reading

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Washington (2020) Rated TV-14

The story of a fatherless soldier who rose from a British loyalist to a General in the Continental Army to the President of the new country, the United States. Starring Jeff Daniels, Nicholas Rowe, and Nia Roberts.  This series tells … Continue reading

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Lucy Worsley’s Christmas Carol Odyssey (2019) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley takes a walk through the history of Christmas carols, from pagan rituals to religious conflicts and how they represent our history. Starring Lucy Worsley. Lucy Worsley is brilliant in combining the historical past with how we see the … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … Continue reading

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