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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Rated PG-13

In the 1980s, the mutants fought against another mutant that wanted world destruction. Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence. This film sets up the storyline and the characters well in the first half of the movie. While the … Continue reading

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The Gambler (2014) Rated R

A gambler and professor, Jim Bennett, has debts that cause him to borrow from his mother and a loan shark. To make matters worse, he has a relationship with one of his students. Based on a short novel by Fyodor … Continue reading

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The Deceived (Starz) Rated NR

 A student has an affair with her teacher, but when he disappears, she tracks him down and discovers his wife has died. Starring Emmett J Scanlan, Catherine Walker, and Paul Mescal.  This show is brilliant; it’s more of a psychological … Continue reading

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Professor T (PBS) Rated NR

Professor Jasper Tempest, a professor of criminology at Cambridge University, struggles with OCD but advises the police on cases. Starring Ben Miller, Emma Naomi, and Barney White. I have not watched the original series from Belgium, but this show reminds … Continue reading

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The House on Seahorse Bay (2019) Rated NR

The Colemans inherit a beach house on a tropical island. Sixteen-year-old Lucy convinces her dad to rebuild the place, and, along the way, they learn about her late mother. Starring Andrew Buckland, Fabrice Chaperon, and Anthony Coleman. This film is … Continue reading

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Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004) Rated TV-Y

When the Professor and Rock Bottom create a blizzard to ruin Christmas, Felix and Poindexter head to the North Pole to save it. Starring Dave Coulier, Tom Bosley, and Don Oriolo. This is a wonderful Christmas animation special. I love … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A look at two best friends, a Caucasian ethics professor and an easy-going African American. Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tone Bell, and Vanessa Lachey. This show could be great if they clean it up a bit. It just doesn’t run smoothly. … Continue reading

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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Trial & Error (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A series that spoofs crime shows. A lawyer from the Northeast has his first case in a murder trial where a poetry professor is accused of killing his wife. Starring Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez, Sherri Shepherd, John Lithgow. … Continue reading

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The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971-1972) Rated NR

Jimmy Stewart plays a college professor in a small town. When his son’s house burns down, three generations move into the same house. Starring  James Stewart, Julie Adams, Jonathan Daly, Ellen Geer, Dennis Larson, Kirby Furlong, John McGiver. I was … Continue reading

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