Tag Archives: stories

Godfather of Harlem (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A show depicts the life of Bumpy Johnson, a gangster in 1960s Harlem. Starring Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, and Demi Singleton. Bumpy returns to Harlem after being in the Alcatraz penitentiary for 11 years. He’s coming back to a new … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) Rated PG-13

The telling of Mary’s life before conception, during pregnancy, and the birth of Jesus. Starring Christian Bale, Pernilla August, and Melinda Kinnaman. This film is one that doesn’t include historically accurate storytelling. There is a lot that they take out … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey (2019) Rated PG

The continuing story of the Crawley family in the early twentieth century. Starring Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Goode, and Michelle Dockery. This is a great ongoing story of the Crawley family. It’s just another glimpse into the lives that revolve around … Continue reading

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Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo (2019) Rated TV-MA

Gary Owen’s comedy special bridges the gap between black and white cultures in his home and on social media. Starring Gary Owen. Owen tells stories about his life in the military, his career as a wrestler, his friendship with Kevin … Continue reading

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Greatest Heroes of the Bible (NBC) Rated NR

An anthology of the events from the Old Testament. Starring Brad Crandall, Victor Jory, and Peter Mark Richman. This series highlights the major events of the Old Testament. The episodes tell the stories of Moses, Daniel, Esther, Joseph, and Abraham. … Continue reading

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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (Disney) Rated TV-Y7

Two teens transform into superheroes when their city is under attack. Starring Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, and Keith Silverstein. This show was rather fun to watch. I thought it was brilliant for children – it has the superhero aspect, but … Continue reading

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Space Men (PBS) Rated TV-PG

U.S. Air Force pilots and scientists work at starting the United States space program. Starring Francis French and Michael Murphy. This episode tells the story of Project Manhigh, where the first Air Force pilots and scientists lay the groundwork to … Continue reading

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Til Death Do Us Part (ID) Rated NR

An investigation show chronicles relationships that end in tragedy. Starring Ronan Summers, Heike Brunner, and Arthur Falko. This investigating series tells the stories of relationships that end in murder. It’s not exactly what you think. I struggled with the point … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own (DiscoveryFamily) Rated TV-Y

Pets are invited to a new world used only by them. Starring Diana Kaarina, Ingrid Nilson, and Rhona Rees. This is a cute animated series that is geared toward children who love the pets of Littlest Pet Shop. The first … Continue reading

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