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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC) Rated TV-14

 This series is the third installment of the Law & Order franchise. The focus is on the NYPD’s major case squad. The detectives investigate high profile cases while we see the criminals from their viewpoint during the crime. Starring  Kathryn … Continue reading

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Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America (2021) Rated NR

A documentary focuses on key impacts of protests on the evolution of the United States, from past to present. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jelani Cobb, and Robyn Muncy.  There are a couple of problems with this film. Abdul-Jabbar tells us the … Continue reading

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Wrath of Man (2021) Rated R

A man is hired by a cash truck company that moves hundreds of dollars around every week. Starring Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, and Rocci Williams. This is an interesting thriller. We have a character with a mysterious past and a … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas, Carol! (2012) Rated TV-G

A publishing executive is visited by the ghost of her former boss, who tells her she has lost sight of the important things in life. Based on the book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Carrie Fisher, … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys (SYFY) Rated TV-14

12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from a post-apocalyptic future, who is on a mission to find the source of the deadly plague that nearly destroyed the world. Starring Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, and Barbara Sukowa. This … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Adventure, Drama, Rated TV-14, reviews, SyFy, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Last Ship (TNT) Rated TV-14

The crew of a naval destroyer discovers that they are the last ship of survivors when a pandemic kills off most of Earth’s population. Based on the book by William Brinkley. Starring Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, and Charles Parnell. This … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Drama, films, Masterpiece, Miniseries, Movie reviews, movies, PBS, Rated TV-14, reviews, Romance, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Heartland Son (2004) Rated NR

A former high school football star returns home after his father dies and must come to terms with both the ghosts from his past and his present problems. Starring Richard Archer, Jaime Luchuck, Stephen G. Black. Painfully slow and ultimately unfulfilling, this … Continue reading

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