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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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Truth (2015) Rated R

The film tells the story of the 2004 60 Minutes report that investigated President George W. Bush’s military service and the criticism against the anchor Dan Rather, producer Mary Mapes, and their careers. Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, and Topher Grace. … Continue reading

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Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo (2019) Rated TV-MA

Gary Owen’s comedy special bridges the gap between black and white cultures in his home and on social media. Starring Gary Owen. Owen tells stories about his life in the military, his career as a wrestler, his friendship with Kevin … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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The Johnny Cash Christmas Special (1977) Rated NR

A Christmas special filmed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville featuring Johnny Cash. Starring Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, and Roy Clark. This special was filmed at the Grand Ole Opry and features many performers from the Sun Records Company. … Continue reading

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Magnum P.I. (CBS) Rated TV-14

An ex-Navy SEAL who’s back from Afghanistan uses his skills as a private investigator in Hawaii. Starring Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, and Zachary Knighton. This is an interesting remake. The pilot is supposed to set up the show, but this pilot lacks … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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The Long Road Home (2017) Rated TV-MA

 The American forces in Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood. Based on the book by Martha Raddatz. Starring E.J. Bonilla, Darius Homayoun, Jon Beavers, Josh Blaylock, Joey Luthman, Jorge Diaz, Franklin Silverio, Joshua Brennan, Thomas McDonell, Devonne Palmer, Charlie Parrish, Micah Pediford, Devyn Placide, Ian Quinlan, Carter Redwood, Alex Ross, Nirav Sevak, Ezekiel Z. Swinford. This … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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The Invisible War (2012) Rated NR

A documentary that investigates the rape cases of soldiers in the US Military.  Starring Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca. This film covers a handful of sexual assault cases. The victims talk about joining the service, their lives prior to the assault, … Continue reading

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