Tag Archives: political

Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water (2016) Rated R

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother scheme in order to save their family ranch. Starring Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, and Chris Pine. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I thought it was going to be another modern … Continue reading

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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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A Town Without Christmas (2001) Rated TV-G

A child’s letter to Santa makes national news when he claims he no longer wants to be alive, thinking he’s a burden to his divorcing parents. Starring Patricia Heaton, Rick Roberts, and Ernie Hudson. This film has the typical holiday … Continue reading

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The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Rated PG-13

Tarzan has been in England for a while when he is called back to the jungle he knows to investigate a mining encampment. Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Rory J. Saper, and Christian Stevens. This film tries to capitalize on the story … Continue reading

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Graves (Epix) Rated TV-MA

Former President Graves has an epiphany that his policies from twenty years ago are hurting the American people. Starring Nick Nolte, Skylar Astin, and Heléne Yorke. I was interestingly surprised by this show. It was written well. Although, it does … Continue reading

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America Divided (Epix) Rated TV-14

As the election of 2016 comes into play, this series looks at what divides our nation in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice, and the political system. Starring Rosario Dawson, Peter Sarsgaard, and America Ferrera. This series brings to our … Continue reading

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All the King’s Men (2006) Rated PG-13

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel, this film follows the life of a political populist. Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, and Anthony Hopkins. I was not impressed with this film. While the film has a number of talented actors, … Continue reading

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MacGyver (CBS) Rated TV-14

Young MacGyver works for an organization within the U.S. government, where he uses his unconventional problem-solving skills. Starring Lucas Till, Tristin Mays, and Justin Hires. I watched the first episode of this show, and, for the most part, it does … Continue reading

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American Dad! (FOX) Rated TV-14

 The life of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent, is followed as he deals with family and work in a bizarre way. Starring Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, and Scott Grimes.  This show, to me, represents what the leftists think of … Continue reading

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