Tag Archives: story

October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) Rated NR

A woman discovers she has the ability to hear the innermost thoughts of the people around her – but only in song. Starring Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, and Alex Newell. This show has a lot of promise. I love the … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … Continue reading

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I Am Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A documentary follows the last days of 32-year-old Renee Heidtman. We see her family and friends help care for her and come to terms with Renee’s impending death. Starring Renee Heidtman. This documentary is an intimate look at Renee’s last … Continue reading

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Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

The second season of Surviving R. Kelly features new interviews with survivors, psychologists, and experts on the Kelly case. Starring Jim DeRogatis, Gerald Griggs, and Candice Norcott. This show continues to bring light to the allegations against Kelly. We have … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010) Rated TV-Y7

Po needs to host the annual holiday feast, but he struggles to meet everyone’s expectations. Starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, and Angelina Jolie. There are a couple of things about this special that I did not like. One, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Boiler Room (2000) Rated R

A college dropout gets a job that might not be as legitimate as it seems. Starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, and Nia Long. Boiler Room is a story of an underground stockbroker firm that engages in immoral and unethical business practices. … Continue reading

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Tulsa (1949) Rated NR

When a rancher dies during a feud with an oil company, his daughter decides to take over the business. Starring Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, and Pedro Armendariz. This film takes on the oil industry. We have big oil companies who … Continue reading

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Code 8 (2019) Rated NR

A super-powered construction worker falls into the wrong crowd in order to save his mother. Starring Stephen Amell, Greg Bryk, and Robbie Amell. There isn’t much to this film. It’s a story that you’ve seen before. It’s a futuristic sci-fi … Continue reading

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Vice (2015) Rated R

Vice is an ultimate resort where customers can live out their wildest fantasies with artificial lifeforms who look like humans. Starring Ambyr Childers, Thomas Jane, and Bryan Greenberg. This film just doesn’t make sense. There is no story, and when … Continue reading

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