Tag Archives: miniseries

Children of the Underground (FX) Rated TV-MA

A documentary follows Faye Yager, who created an underground network that hides women and children who have been in alleged abusive relationships. Starring Gloria Steinem and Sally Jessy Raphael. While the series sounds interesting and the story is compelling, I … Continue reading

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Edge of the Earth (HBO) Rated TV-MA

 Four groups of athletes accomplish four different missions on the edge of the Earth. Starring Nouria Newman, Grant Baker, and Elena Hight.  What comes to mind when watching this series is how crazy these people are. They seem to beat … Continue reading

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Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution (2022) Rated NR

This miniseries looks at black comedy through the years as the comedians use their experiences to expose and challenge the social norms. Starring Kevin Hart, Aisha Tyler, and Tiffany Haddish.  As the comedians discuss the revolution of black comedy, I … Continue reading

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Little Women (2017) Rated TV-PG

The March sisters navigate love, loss, and the trials of growing up during the American Civil War. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Maya Hawke, Kathryn Newton, and Dylan Baker.  I say this each time I do … Continue reading

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JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery (2016) Rated TV-14

A miniseries explores the three different theories of JonBenet Ramsey’s death. Starring Braxton Alexander, Michael Reagan, and Doug Stroup. This show brings forth evidence the police had for trying to figure out what happened on the night JonBenet was murdered. … Continue reading

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We Own This City (HBO) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries tells of the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption around it. Starring Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, and Jamie Hector. I was not impressed with this film. The acting is … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

The campers and counselors meet back at Camp Firewood ten years later. Starring Nina Hellman, Marguerite Moreau, and Zak Orth. I have never been a fan of contrived potty humor, and this miniseries has it in abundance. This didn’t surprise … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents (2018) Rated NR

A father and son duo become the first secret service in the world during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Starring Colin Tierney. This miniseries has talking heads walk us through the beginning of the first secret service that started … Continue reading

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Reframed: Marilyn Monroe (CNN) Rated NR

 This show reframes the life and legacy of Marilyn Monroe. Starring Mira Sorvino, Ellen Burstyn, and Amber Tamblyn.  This show talks about reframing what we know about Marilyn. The talking heads are mostly actors, and I question their knowledge about … Continue reading

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