Tag Archives: southern

In the Heat of the Night (CBS) Rated NR

The cases and adventures of the police force in Sparta, Mississippi. Starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The series premiere focuses on the transplant of a Philadelphia detective, who happens to be black, to small-town southern Mississippi. Although … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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We Bought A Zoo (2011) Rated PG

A family struggling after the loss of their wife and mother moves to Southern California to buy a zoo. Based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning. This great, feel-good film … Continue reading

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers

  Albert Nobbs (2011) Rated R Having for decades disguised herself as a man while working as a butler in a posh 19th-century Dublin hotel, a woman calling herself Albert Nobbs reconsiders her charade when a handsome painter arrives on … Continue reading

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James Garner (1928-2014)

   Move Over, Darling (1963) Rated NR Five years after his wife, Ellen, disappears at sea in a plane crash, successful lawyer Nick Arden decides it’s time to move on: He has Ellen declared legally dead, remarried and sets off … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave (2013) Rated R

In 1841, a free man in the north gets sold into slavery in the southern United States. Based on the true story of Solomon Northup and his book 12 Years A Slave. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Quvenzhané Wallis … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Based on a true story, Biography, Drama, films, historical, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Rated PG-13 Two friends, Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, whose adventures in the 1920s causes a stir in their small southern town. The story is told in flashbacks through Ninny Threadgoode’s eyes to a restrained Alabama housewife. Fried Green Tomatoes is a perfect … Continue reading

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Raintree County (1957)

Rated NR A Southern belle lures a young pacifist from his high school sweetheart. Then the Civil War breaks out and the belle’s past comes back to haunt them. Starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint At first, you … Continue reading

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