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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS) Rated TV-14

We follow the lives of an elite team of crime scene investigators in Las Vegas. Starring George Eads, Eric Szmanda, and Robert David Hall. This show brings the crime lab to life. Sure, they solve must of the crimes in … Continue reading

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The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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Into the Woods (2014) Rated PG

A witch asks a childless baker to get impossible items together in order to reverse the curse on his family. Starring Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, and James Corden. I’ve never been a fan of the story of Into the Woods. … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) Rated NR

A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a conspiracy. Based on the story by James Thurber and Rosemary Thurber. Starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, and Boris Karloff. I will say – this film is more comical and interesting than the remake … Continue reading

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Christopher Robin (2018) Rated PG

A grown Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend, Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him relearn the joys of life. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, and Bronte Carmichael. I was hoping this would be a film that would deliver the true story of Christopher … 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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In Search of… (History) Rated TV-14

A documentary series examines unexplained phenomena. Starring Zachary Quinto, Kyle Bond, and David Brin. This series’ only draw seems to be that Zachary Quinto reprises the role of host from Leonard Nimoy. There doesn’t seem to be any redeeming qualities to the … Continue reading

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Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Rated G

When Charlotte Sutter gets kidnapped by a group of Indians, her brother and a drunk prospector go in search for her. The film is a remake of The Searchers.  Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon. This is an engaging story as we follow … Continue reading

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Smashed (2012) Rated R

A married couple whose bond is a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship tested when one of them becomes sober. Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Octavia Spencer. This is the gritty, unromantic story of an alcoholic trying to stay sober … Continue reading

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Downward Dog (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A dog tries to understand human relationships. Starring Allison Tolman, Samm Hodges, Lucas Neff, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Ned the Dog. I’m not surprised this show was canceled. If you want to see a good show about a dog that tries to understand humans, Wilfred does it … Continue reading

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