Tag Archives: miniseries

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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Landscapers (2021) Rated TV-MA

 A British couple becomes the focus of an investigation of two bodies buried in the back yard of a house in England. Starring Olivia Colman, David Thewlis, and Kate O’Flynn.  This miniseries is based on a true story. There is … Continue reading

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SS-GB (BBC) Rated TV-MA

 A British homicide detective investigates a murder in a German-occupied England in a parallel universe where the Nazis won World War II. Based on a novel by Len Deighton. Starring Sam Riley, James Cosmo, and Rainer Bock. The BBC does … Continue reading

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Superstar (ABC) Rated NR

This series takes an inside look and shares rare footage of the superstars that shaped American Culture. Starring Chris Connelly, Brandy Norwood, and Amy Yasbeck. This series takes a good look at celebrities that have left us too soon. We … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … 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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