Tag Archives: Historical

Hail, Caesar! (2016) Rated PG-13

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works at keeping the stars in line. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Alden Ehrenreich. This Coen brothers’ film pokes fun at Hollywood. The story is interesting and fun, but it doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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Race (2016) Rated PG-13

Jesse Owens becomes the greatest track and field athlete in history and is thrust into the spotlight in the 1936 Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. This film is a typical sports film … Continue reading

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Houdini and Doyle (FOX) Rated TV-14

This miniseries follows the friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle while helping the Scotland Yard with some unsolved and inexplicable crimes. Starring Michael Weston, Stephen Mangan, and Rebecca Liddiard. This show is loosely based on the friendship of … Continue reading

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Pride (FX) Rated TV-MA

A six-part series chronicles the history of LGBTQ in America. Starring Ceyenne Doroshow, Susan Stryker, and Tez Anderson. This series, surprisingly, starts in the 1950s, at a time when the gays and lesbians were in the closet and families turned … Continue reading

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Aerial Britain (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

  Journey through Britain’s regions from the air. Starring Dugald Bruce Lockhart. This series is a brilliant showcase of the islands of Britain. It showcases the highlights of architecture that make Britain, Britain. It also highlights the historical and mythical … Continue reading

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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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