Tag Archives: miniseries

The Spoils Before Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A fictional author creates a film adaptation of his epic tale in which a pianist-turned-detective investigates a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene. Starring Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig, and Bérénice Marlohe. I get that this show is supposed … Continue reading

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Magical Land of Oz (2019) Rated NR

This documentary showcases the land and animals that live the continent of Australia. Starring Barry Humphries. This is a beautiful documentary on the wildlife that surrounds the island of Australia. Australia has an abundance of animals not found anywhere else … Continue reading

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Ancient Skies (2019) Rated NR

With CGI, Ancient Skies takes a look at the skies that our ancestors looked at throughout history. Starring Jason Alan Carvell. I really wasn’t impressed with this series. While the CGI was amazing and brilliant and beautiful, and I really … Continue reading

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Wives and Daughters (1999) Rated TV-PG

A country doctor’s daughter has to contend with a stepmother, an incorrigible stepsister, and the town gossips, all the while in love with a man who thinks of her as a friend. Based on the book of the same name … Continue reading

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Ascension (2014) Rated NR

The nature of the mission to populate a new world is questioned when a woman is murdered. Starring Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, and Brian Van Holt. This show wasn’t the best. The miniseries didn’t develop the characters, the acting was poor, … Continue reading

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The Red Tent (2014) Rated NR

The story of the twelve tribes of Israel is told through the eyes of Jacob’s daughter, Dinah. Based on the book by Anita Diamant. Starring Minnie Driver, Iain Glen, and Will Tudor. There are good points to this movie and … Continue reading

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Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (2018) Rated TV-14

A docuseries that looks at the Jonestown Massacre 40 years later. Starring Jason John Cicalese, Matt Zako, and Jack Schrader. This is an amazing documentary on the history of the people’s temple and the culmination of the murders that happened in Jonestown. … Continue reading

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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … Continue reading

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