Tag Archives: history

Summer of Dreams (2016) Rated TV-G

A pop star moves back home and gets a job as a high school music teacher. Starring Debbie Gibson, Robert Gant, and Pascale Hutton. This is a typical Hallmark movie. It has everything that a Hallmark has, but what makes … Continue reading

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Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman (History) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman takes a look at the biggest jail breaks from some of the most famous prisons in the world. Starring Morgan Freeman, Andrew Patrick Nelson, and Devyn Sandidge.  I’ve always enjoyed Freeman’s shows on the History channel. He does … Continue reading

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Timeline (2003) Rated PG-13

A group of archaeologists get trapped in time when they try to save a comrade. The group must survive 14th century France in order to come back to the 21st. Based on the book by Michael Crichton. Starring Paul Walker, Frances … Continue reading

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Operation Lighthouse Rescue (2016) Rated TV-PG

A team of engineers faces the challenge of moving a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse more inland. Starring Izolda Bush, Len Butler, and Holly Herbster. This documentary is an interesting telling of the complexity of moving a historic building 134 feet. … 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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Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten (2021) Rated NR

100 years later, we look at the explosion of violence that happened in the Black Wall Street district of Tulsa that was destroyed by a mob of white residents. Starring Michel Martin. This documentary helps bring to light the history … Continue reading

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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (PBS) Rated NR

The history of the U.S. National Parks from the first park to the expansion across 150 years. Starring Peter Coyote, William Cronon, and Dayton Duncan.  This series is brilliant. We follow the history of the U.S. National Parks as the … 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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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … 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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