Tag Archives: mystery

A Christmas Reunion (2015) Rated TV-G

An advertising executive returns home after the death of her aunt to reopen her bakery and host the annual Christmas cookie contest. Starring Denise Richards, Patrick Muldoon, and Jake Busey. This is one of those Christmas films that has too … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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Beecham House (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show follows the lives of John Beecham, his family and his household in his Delhi Mansion. Starring Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, and Leo Suter. I actually like the show. It has brilliant cinematography and costumes. The actors were all … Continue reading

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Hollywoodland (2006) Rated R

A detective investigates the death of actor George Reeves, who played Superman in Adventures of Superman. Starring Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, and Ben Affleck. This is a brilliant film noir. The fractural presentation of the story bounces between Reeves’ life … Continue reading

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Up and Vanished (Oxygen) Rated TV-14

Based on Payne Lindsey’s podcast that follows leads in missing person cold cases. Starring Dylan Mattina, Bonnie Jean, Mark Krenik, and Payne Lindsey. This one should have been a good show, but alas, it is not. The two hosts are … Continue reading

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Weird Wonders of the World (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-PG

Members of BBC’s Life explain some of the weird phenomena that they have captured. Starring Chris Packham, Norman Rogers, and Amedee Brickey. The show portrays some of the mysteries of nature. It is intriguing to discover what animals are capable … Continue reading

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Blindspot (NBC) Rated TV-14

A Jane Doe is found in New York city, nude, and with a body full of tattoos. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, and Rob Brown. Surprisingly, I was not overly impressed with this series. I thought the premise wasn’t as … Continue reading

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Life of Crime (2013) Rated TV-MA

A rookie cop tries to track down the killer of a 15-year old girl. Starring Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, and Julian Lewis Jones. This series has a good story. The British are good at telling mystery stories. The casting is … Continue reading

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Dare Me (USA) Rated NR

A cheerleader plots revenge on the clique that got her expelled. Based on the novel by Megan Abbott. Starring Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen F. Guardiola, and Marlo Kelly. This show seems like it unfolds slowly, but it has little clues along … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … Continue reading

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