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La Brea (NBC) Rated TV-14

A sinkhole in Los Angeles opens up and separates families into two different worlds. Starring  Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, and Chiké Okonkwo. This show has nothing going for it. The premise is would be interesting if the script was any … Continue reading

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Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special (2021) Rated NR

 A chronological telling of William Randolph Hearst’s life and media empire. Starring Peter Krause, Robert Chiles, and Stephen Hearst.  This is a brilliant documentary that exposes how our modern media began, and it’s salacious. It also highlights the politicalness of the times … Continue reading

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Matchmaker Santa (2012) Rated TV-G

 As a little girl, Melanie Hogan wished for her own Prince Charming with a love affair like her parents had. Starring Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson, and John Ratzenberger. This is one of those cute, silly Hallmark films, but it wasn’t one … Continue reading

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Black Hills (1947) Rated NR

 Two frontiersmen try to avenge a struggling rancher. Starring  Eddie Dean, White Cloud, and Roscoe Ates.  This film is a B Western made in the 40s. It doesn’t have much going for it, and it’s the last theatrical film that … Continue reading

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Hear Me Out (Vice) Rated NR

 Isobel Yeung sits down with some of the most influential names of our generation to discuss the most pressing issues of our time. Starring  Isobel Yeung. Seeing the first episode, I wondered how these are considered the influential people of … Continue reading

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The End (Showtime) Rated NR

 This series follows three generations of a family trying to find out the meaning of life, death, and everything in between. Starring Frances O’Connor, Harriet Walter, and Ingrid Torelli.  This show is a half-hour drama that has a lot happen … Continue reading

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Rebellion (2016) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries follows a group of fictional characters who lived through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. Starring Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, and Jordanne Jones. This film is a wonderful telling of the Irish independence. It’s a … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995) Rated NR

Superintendent Jane Tennison heads an investigation of an abducted baby. Starring Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, and Robert Glenister. There are a couple of things about the Prime Suspect series that bother me. One, Helen Mirren’s character’s hair and makeup change … Continue reading

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The Real O’Neals (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A family’s bond is strengthened when one of them comes out as gay. Starring Martha Plimpton, Jay R. Ferguson, and Noah Galvin. This show starts out as a traditional sitcom, but everyone seems to have problems. I know sitcoms are … Continue reading

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The People v. The Klan (CNN) Rated NR

  On the morning of March 21, 1981, Michael Donald was found hanging from a tree in a Klan neighborhood of Mobile, Alabama. As the police tried to investigate who could be responsible for his death, the local Black communities … Continue reading

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