Tag Archives: history

Civilizations (PBS) Rated NR

The story of art from the first of human history through present day. Starring Liev Schreiber, Simon Schama, and Mary Beard. As with most shows that revolve around the beginning of time or civilizations, this show misrepresents the timeline of life. … Continue reading

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Egypt (2005) Rated NR

A dramatization of the discoveries of ancient Egypt from exploring the tombs to the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. Starring  Andrew Sachs, Stuart Graham, and Julian Wadham. This miniseries dramatizes the discoveries of ancient Egypt, from Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun’s … Continue reading

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Pope: The Most Powerful Man (CNN) Rated NR

CNN goes into the Vatican to show the power behind the Pope and the history of the office. Starring Liam Neeson, Alexandru Aldea, and Mark P Galbraith. This docuseries tells the history of the papacy starting with Peter and continuing with the … Continue reading

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The Company You Keep (2012) Rated R

A Weather Underground activist goes on the run when a journalist uncovers who he is. Starring Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, and Julie Christie. This film is supposed to be a thriller, but alas it doesn’t hold much in the thriller department. It’s … Continue reading

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Krypton (SYFY) Rated TV-14

Superman’s grandfather fights for justice on Krypton. Starring Shaun Sipos, Elliot Cowan, and Ann Ogbomo. This TV series takes us back through the history of Krypton, where we get to see Superman’s grandfather become a man who honors the household of El. … Continue reading

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Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Back to 1942 (2012) Rated UR

 A deadly drought in China’s Henan province takes its toll during China’s war with Japan in 1942. Starring Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Wei Fan, Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins. This compelling story of a forgotten chapter in China’s history is understated in its … Continue reading

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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years (2016) Rated UR

 A documentary containing found footage of the touring years (1963-1966) of the Beatles. Starring The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr. This film combines found footage, interviews and stories from the touring years of the Beatles. It is interesting to hear out … Continue reading

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Superstition (SYFY) Rated NR

 The Hastings family runs the funeral home in La Rochelle, Georgia where they are keepers of the town’s secrets and history. Starring Brad James, Robinne Lee, Demetria McKinney, Morgana Van Peebles, Tatiana Zappardino. When I first started watching this, I thought, wow, SyFy has really made … Continue reading

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From Time to Time (2009) Rated PG

 A boy visiting his grandmother discovers he can travel between two centuries and unlocks family history mysteries. Based on the book, The Chimneys of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston. Starring Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Dominic West. I wanted to watch this … Continue reading

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