Tag Archives: history

The Selection: Special Operations Experiment (History) Rated TV-14

Civilians are trained like members of elite U.S. military special-operations units by veterans of those same units. Starring Adam Pepper, Tyler Grey, and Marcus Capone. I was very disappointed in this series. To me, it was very unrealistic. From the … Continue reading

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The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast (Starz) Rated NR

 A documentary takes an inside look in the series BMF. Starring Scott Burnstein, Lucille Flenory, and Nicole Flenory.  While this documentary is an interesting watch about the two brothers starting one of the biggest mafias in US history, I had … Continue reading

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Before the Rains (2007) Rated PG-13

An English spice baron moves to India at the end of the Raj years. Starring Linus Roache, Rahul Bose, and Nandita Das. This film isn’t just a romance between a British baron and an Indian housekeeper – it covers the … Continue reading

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The U.S. and the Holocaust (2022) Rated TV-14

A documentary looks at the U.S.’s involvement with the Holocaust and the challenge to democracy. Starring Guy Stern, Deborah Lipstadt, and Rebecca Erbelding. I was not impressed with this new documentary from Ken Burns. This one toes the line of … Continue reading

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The Happening (2008) Rated R

A family struggles to survive a plague that causes people to commit suicide. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo. This film isn’t the best of M. Night Shyamalan’s films, but it still has the classic storytelling that is … Continue reading

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Mafia’s Greatest Hits (AHC) Rated NR

This series showcases the different eras of the Mafia’s rise and fall. Starring Colin Tierney, Selwyn Raab, and Thomas Reppetto.  The series gives us the backgrounds of different outlaws in their ranks while also showcasing how the FBI and law … Continue reading

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History’s Crazy Rich Ancients (History) Rated NR

Throughout our history, the world is shaped by the rich and powerful. Starring Darrell Brown, Rebecca Jarvis, and Greg Jackson. This series is a disappointment. It presents a countdown of the most opulent things the wealthy have done or used … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond (2016) Rated PG-13

The crew of the USS Enterprise reaches uncharted space and encounters a new enemy that could change history. Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Karl Urban. This film does show the progression of what makes a blockbuster. It doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (2016) Rated NR

This documentary follows the history of recorded music with interviews that talk about the different sounds of innovation and experimentation that came through music. Starring Dermot Mulroney, Todd Boyd, and Questlove. This is one of the best documentaries I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Lords of the Ocean (History) Rated NR

Two brothers that own a salvage, diving, and marine service company work at maintaining their father’s legacy of pushing the limits and marine innovation. Starring Matt Lohnes, Robin Lohnes, and Herbie Lintaman. This show is interesting to see the different … Continue reading

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