Tag Archives: National Geographic

New This Week on DVD, July 16, 2019

Shazam! (PG-13) We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM – this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 9, 2019

 Pet Sematary (R) Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. Starring Jason … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Live (NatGeo) Rated NR

Teams around Yellowstone film the wildlife in and around the park. Starring Josh Elliott, Chris Packham, and Jenna Wolfe. Sure, the show isn’t really live since they have cameras all over the park and surrounding areas. Sure, there are times … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, March 5, 2019

 Creed II (PG-13) Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson  Instant Family (PG-13) A couple find themselves in over their … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 19, 2019

 A Star is Born (R) A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Starring  Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott  Robin Hood (PG-13) A war-hardened Crusader and … Continue reading

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Valley of the Boom (NatGeo) Rated NR

A docudrama about the tech boom in Silicon Valley. Starring Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, and Oliver Cooper. This show is an interesting take on the explosion that happened in Silicon Valley when the internet hit. It cross-cuts between drama and interviews from … Continue reading

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The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (NatGeo) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman travels the world to talk to people from different cultures about the fundamentals of life. Each episode takes on a topic, including: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom. Starring Morgan Freeman. This series disappointed me. … Continue reading

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Genius (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

This series follows the life of Albert Einstein, who couldn’t hold down a job when he was younger, but had the brainpower to unlock the universe. Based on the book, Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson. Starring Johnny … Continue reading

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Origins: the Journey of Humankind (NatGeo) Rated NR

A documentary on the origins of innovations which have influenced humans through the decades. Starring  Jason Silva. The first episode of this series is about fire, which was frustrating because they talk about fire like they were there when it … Continue reading

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Parched (NatGeo) Rated NR

This show talks about areas of the world that lack water resources. The first episode addressed the Flint, Michigan water crisis. I am convinced that Flint Michigan has a water crisis. The show gives background to the issue by discussing … Continue reading

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