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Try Harder! (2021) Rated NR

Seniors at one of the best high schools in the country vie for acceptance to elite colleges in the country. Starring Alvan Cai, Shealand Fairchild, and Rachael Schmidt.  I know this documentary wanted to showcase the pressure kids in high … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Angels (1966) Rated PG

Two young students at a private school keep the nuns on their toes with their antics. Based on the book Life with Mother Superior by Jane Trahey. Starring Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, and Hayley Mills. This film is from its … Continue reading

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School Ties (1992) Rated PG-13

A star quarterback is given the opportunity to attend a prep school where he has to hide his Jewish heritage. Starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, and Chris O’Donnell. This film seems to struggle with its own identity, and so does … Continue reading

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9/11: The Legacy (2021) Rated NR

 The stories and healing in the eyes of the children who were impacted on 9/11. Starring Ada Rosario Dolch and Heather Ordover. This film interviews children that have been affected by 9/11. They interviewed children who lost a parent and … Continue reading

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Power Book III: Raising Kanan (Starz) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the series, Power, follows the early years of the character Kanan Stark as he starts in the drug game and becomes the rapper 50 Cent. Starring Mekai Curtis, Patina Miller, and London Brown. This show is one … Continue reading

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School of Rock (Nickelodeon) Rated TV-Y7

The adventures of Dewey Finn, a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, where he instructs the students in the art of rock ‘n’ roll. Starring Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, and Jade Pettyjohn. This is a TV show based on … Continue reading

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Words and Pictures (2013) Rated PG-13

An art teacher and an English teacher come together and form a rivalry at their school to find if words or pictures are more important. Starring Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, and Bruce Davison. The premise of the this film is … Continue reading

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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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Backyard Envy (Bravo) Rated TV-14

Manscrapers is New York City’s exclusive exterior design and landscaping firm, which specializes in backyard landscapes. Starring Mel Brasier, James DeSantis, and Garrett Magee. This is a brilliant reality exterior design show. The chemistry between the three Manscrapers is fun … Continue reading

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Sailing Into Love (2019) Rated TV-G

A biology teacher is juggling three friends’ weddings and teaching summer school on her favorite island. Starring Leah Renee, Chris McNally, and Fiona Vroom. This is a cute Hallmark romance. It has the typical story elements, although it’s better written. … Continue reading

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