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Black Monday (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A group of outsiders takes on the old boys of Wall Street in the 1980s. Starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, and Paul Scheer. This series takes on the story behind the worst stock market crash in history. Here we follow a … Continue reading

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Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding (2018) Rated TV-PG

Historian Lucy Worsley with a team of experts recreates the wedding of Victoria and Albert. Starring Etienne Dutoy, Nicholas Frentz, and Abbie Garland. Lucy Worsley is a historian of English Aristocrats. This TV movie is a wonderful recreation of the wedding between … Continue reading

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The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold (1981) Rated NR

An Irish sailor is stranded on an island with leprechauns, who’ve been protecting their stash of gold from the greedy banshee. Starring Art Carney, Peggy Cass, and Bob McFadden. This is a cute holiday short. It’s very Irish with the leprechauns … Continue reading

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Nine Days That Changed the World (2010) Rated NR

A documentary of the role that Pope John Paul II had in the fall of Communism in Europe and the rise of the labor union, Solidarity. Starring Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich, and Pope John Paul II. This documentary follows the forgotten … Continue reading

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Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (2018) Rated TV-14

A docuseries that looks at the Jonestown Massacre 40 years later. Starring Jason John Cicalese, Matt Zako, and Jack Schrader. This is an amazing documentary on the history of the people’s temple and the culmination of the murders that happened in Jonestown. … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Rated PG-13

Five years after Mamma Mia! Sophia plans to reopen Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Andy Garcia, and Celia Imrie. I was really hoping that this film will hold up to the first or … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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Firestarter (1984) Rated R

A couple participates in a medical experiment to have a child with pyrokinetic abilities. Based on the book by Stephen King. Starring  David Keith, Drew Barrymore, and Freddie Jones. This film surprised me. There are Stephen King films that are good, … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare (2018) Rated PG-13

A harmless game of Truth or Dare becomes deadly when someone lies or doesn’t complete their dare. Starring Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane. When a group of friends head to Mexico and play an innocent game of Truth or Dare, … Continue reading

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