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Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (2013) Rated PG

The story of the 1973 hockey season when Gordie Howe returns to the ice at age 44. Starring Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Martin Cummins. An emotionally stirring experience, this film tells the story of hockey great Gordie Howe who comes … Continue reading

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Lincoln (2012) Rated PG-13

As the civil war rages on, Lincoln struggles with battles in his own cabinet. Based on the book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, … Continue reading

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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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Churchill’s Secret (2016) Rated PG

Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers a stroke, unbeknownst to the world, during the summer of 1953. Based on the book, The Churchill Secret: KBO by Jonathan Smith. Starring Michael Gambon, Romola Garai, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Lewis, Matthew Macfadyen. As a … Continue reading

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Side by Side (2012) Rated NR

This documentary explores the history and process of both digital and photochemical filmmaking. Starring Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Danny Boyle, James Cameron, Lena Dunham, David Fincher, Greta Gerwig, Barry Levinson, Richard Linklater, George Lucas, David Lynch, John Malkovich, … Continue reading

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Six (History) Rated NR

Navy SEAL Team Six attempts to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan when they discover  an American working for the enemy. Starring Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba, Edwin Hodge, Brianne Davis, Nadine Velazquez, Dominic Adams, Walton Goggins, Nondumiso … Continue reading

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Harley and the Davidsons (2016) Rated NR

Based on the true story of Harley and Davidsons from the birth of the bike through 100 years and into the hearts of the riders who love them. Starring Michiel Huisman, Bug Hall, Robert Aramayo, Annie Read, Essa O’Shea, Daniel … Continue reading

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Roots (2016) Rated PG-13

An adaption of Alex Haley’s book, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Babs Olusanmokun, Daphne Videau. Having watched the original Roots miniseries, I came expecting the same intensity and … Continue reading

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Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (History) Rated NR

A talk show hosted by Craig Ferguson who comically debates Historical  topics. Starring Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens This show is a cross between a game show and talk show. It’s great that they have Craig Ferguson as the host, his sense of … Continue reading

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