Tag Archives: real life

Executed with Deborah Norville (Reelz) Rated NR

Host Deborah Norville looks at real-life crime sprees and criminals where capital punishment was the final answer. Starring Deborah Norville, Andrew Weiss, and Sean Cranston. This show walks us through the timelines of crimes with the most notorious criminals. We … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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The Book of Negroes (2015) Rated NR

We follow the life of Aminata who was kidnapped in Africa to be enslaved in South Carolina, as she work to get back to home land. Based on the novel by Lawrence Hill. Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin, Allan … Continue reading

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The Conjuring (2013) Rated R

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren help a family whose terrorized by a dark presence in their house. Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston Wow, I screamed a couple of times. I’m not much of a horror … Continue reading

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Rope (1948) Rated PG

Brandon Shaw and Phillip Morgan, roommates, decide to commit the perfect murder right before a dinner party. Based on the play Rope, which was inspired by the life murder of Bobby Franks. Starring John Dall, Farley Granger, Edith Evanson, James Stewart This … Continue reading

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Made for Each Other (1939) Rated NR

A young couple gets married after knowing each other for a day. Starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn This film takes us through the first few years of marriage of a couple that married on the fly. The ups … Continue reading

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Howard Hawks

 Bringing Up Baby (1938) Rated NR Love runs wild for a hapless scientist and an unstoppable heiress in Howard Hawks’s classic screwball comedy that ranks high on the American Film Institute’s list of the funniest Hollywood films ever made. With … Continue reading

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John Ford

 The Informer (1935) Rated NR Victor McLaglen delivers a harrowing performance as Gypo Nolan, a roistering brute during Ireland’s 1922 Sinn Fein uprising, who fingers friend Frankie McPhillip to collect a reward, then promptly fritters away the money on one night of revelry. … Continue reading

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Bundle of Joy (1956)

Rated NR After finding a baby on a the steps of a foundling home Polly Parish has a hard time convincing everyone that the baby isn’t hers. It gets more complicated when her boss and his handsome son get involved. … Continue reading

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