Tag Archives: political

The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) Rated PG

A young reporter navigates the political turmoil in Indonesia with the help of a photographer. Starring Linda Hunt, Mel Gibson, and Bembol Roco. This film takes place in 1965 during the fall of  President Sukarno. It’s a brilliant film; the … Continue reading

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Trumbo (2015) Rated R

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was one of the top screenwriters until he and other artists were blacklisted for their political beliefs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Michael Stuhlbarg, and David Maldonado. This film tells the story of Trumbo, a screenwriter in Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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The Eisen Hour (Epix) Rated NR

Each week, Rich Eisen sits down and chats with personalities from the world of entertainment and sports. Starring Rich Eisen. This is another talk show that gives us a look at celebrities’ lives. What I like about this show is … Continue reading

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Infidel (2019) Rated R

An American man is kidnapped in Cairo after being invited there to talk about the uprisings. Starring Jim Caviezel, Claudia Karvan, and Hal Ozsan. This film is an interesting story. It has the feel of being based on a true … Continue reading

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The War with Grandpa (2020) Rated PG

When his grandfather moves into his house and his room, Peter declares war against him. Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Rob Riggle. This was a horrible film. The filmmakers tried to toe the line between violent and cheesy … Continue reading

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Nurses (NBC) Rated NR

This series follows five young nurses as the navigate their job and their lives. Starring  Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis, and Jordan Johnson-Hinds. This show is a knock off of Grey’s Anatomy, and the beginning is almost the beginning of every … Continue reading

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Big Miracle (2012) Rated PG

A reporter and his girlfriend try to save a trio of whales stuck in the ice of Alaska. Starring John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney, John Chase, John Krasinski, Drew Barrymore, and Ted Danson. I remember following the TV reports about these whales. The … Continue reading

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The Comey Rule (2020) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries tells the story of former FBI Dir. Comey and President Trump as they collide while they differ on ethnics and loyalty. Based on the book, A Higher Loyalty by James Comey. Starring Jeff Daniels, Holly Hunter, and Michael … Continue reading

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Superstore (NBC) Rated TV-14

A comedy about a group of people working at a big box store. Starring America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, and Lauren Ash. I fell in love with this show from the beginning. It was humorous to see what it’s like to work as … Continue reading

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