Tag Archives: realism

Love Finds You in Sugarcreek (2014) Rated TV-PG

A baseball player and his son are lost in America and find themselves in Amish country. Their truck has broken down, so three Amish ladies hire him to do work around the house. This sparks the interest of the local … Continue reading

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A Carol Christmas (2003) Rated TV-G

A talk show host is set to make sure the festive season is destroyed. Starring Tori Spelling, Dinah Manoff, and William Shatner. This film is another take-off of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Here, we have the female version of … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2018) Rated TV-14

Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, we follow Jean Valjean as he evades capture by Inspector Javert. Starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Adeel Akhtar. Masterpiece always does a fine job at bringing novels to life. Although, they do allow … Continue reading

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Back (Sundance) Rated TV-14

 Two estranged foster brothers join up to take on the family business when their father dies. Starring David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey. This black comedy  is brilliant. As with most  British comedy, it starts out slow but gains momentum. The … Continue reading

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The Good Doctor (ABC) Rated TV-14

A young surgeon with autism is hired into  a pediatric surgical unit. Starring Tamlyn Tomita, Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez, Antonia Thomas, Chuku Modu, Beau Garrett, Hill Harper, Richard Schiff. Highmore is one of the most promising young actors out there, and in this drama he gets to show … Continue reading

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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated TV-14

Daniel McCallum returns to his small Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother with her business. Starring Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson, Noela Foxcroft. I loved this show. I was surprised by how brilliant it was. The humor is dry and direct, and … Continue reading

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The Details (2011) Rated R

Jeff Lang’s choices set off a chain reaction to his life and the people around him. Starring Tobey Maguire, Gary Schwartz, José Gandara, Elizabeth Banks, Kerry Washington, Ray Liotta This is an absurd comedy that moves from realism to cheesy and back again. … Continue reading

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End of Watch (2012) Rated R

End of Watch follows the daily grind of two police officers who are friends and partners. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez, Anna Kendrick, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera Shot documentary style to give it a gritty look. The only … Continue reading

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