Tag Archives: politics

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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Pearson (USA) Rated NR

An attorney enters the complex world of Chicago politics. Starring Gina Torres, Bethany Joy Lenz, and Simon Kassianides. This show is boring. It’s supposed to be interesting with smart dialogue, but it lacks charisma. Gina Torres is an excellent actor, … Continue reading

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Klepper (ComedyCentral) Rated TV-MA

Klepper goes into the real world to interview people about issues that are affecting our country. Starring Jordan Klepper, Jan Ohrstrom, and Alyssa Carson. This show is brilliant. Klepper sets politics aside and talks about the issues at hand. It’s … Continue reading

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Widows (2018) Rated R

A group of widows left by their criminal significant others with a debt that needs repaid band together to do one last job. Starring Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, and Jon Bernthal. The film starts as a traditional crime drama. It … Continue reading

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Madam Secretary (CBS) Rated TV-PG

A drama looks at the Secretary of State as she balances work and family. Starring Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, and Patina Miller. This show has a lot going for it. It’s great to see a woman in a top political role. … Continue reading

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Who is America? (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

Sacha Baron Cohen takes on American patriotism in this series. Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Christy Cones, and Matt Gaetz. Sacha Baron Cohen dresses up as various characters and interviews different people about America’s values, politics, and faith. With each interview, he … Continue reading

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The Truman Show (1998) Rated PG

An insurance salesman discovers that his whole life is a television show. Starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Noah Emmerich. This is a rather enjoyable and provocative film. If you watch this film more than once, you’ll probably realize that it … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate (Showtime) Rated TV-14

A documentary follows the New York Times’ coverage of President Trump’s first year in office. Starring Dean Baquet, Maggie Haberman, and Elisabeth Bumiller. This series shows how the media has become more partisan than unbiased. From the start,  the documentary puts a … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour (2017) Rated PG-13

It’s the year 1940, and Winston Churchill becomes the British Prime Minister. During his first few weeks in office, he must decide whether or not he will negotiate with Adolf Hitler. Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Ben Mendelsohn. Unlike … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Chicago Justice (NBC) Rated TV-14

The State Attorney’s team of prosecutors and investigators navigates politics and controversy while pursuing justice. Starring Philip Winchester, Jon Seda, Joelle Carter, Monica Barbaro, Carl Weathers. Chicago Justice is another series from Dick Wolf based in Chicago. This show, like … Continue reading

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