Tag Archives: Sundance

The Split (2018) Rated TV-MA

A family of female lawyers must face their past when their dad, who has been absent for thirty years, comes back. Starring Afolabi Alli, Barry Atsma, and Fiona Button. The premise of this show starts intriguingly as each sister seems to … 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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Rosehaven (Sundance) Rated NR

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 A Word (Sundance) Rated TV-NR

The Hughes family is just like any other family, until their son is diagnosed with autism. Based on the Israeli TV show Yellow Peppers by Keren Margalit.  Starring Morven Christie, Lee Ingleby, Greg McHugh, Vinette Robinson, Max Vento, Molly Wright, Christopher … Continue reading

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The Last Panthers (Sundance) Rated NR

As an independent claims specialist, Naomi’s  job is to recover stolen diamonds. Also on the case is police officer Khalil. The trail takes them across Europe and into an underground group. Starring Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, John Hurt, Goran Bogdan, … Continue reading

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Hap and Leonard (Sundance) Rated TV-MA

Straight-laced Hap Collins spent time in prison in the 60’s rather than be drafted in the Vietnam War. Leonard Pine, a Vietnam vet, is Hap’s best friend. When Hap’s ex-wife shows up with a get rich plan, things turn bloody.  … Continue reading

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One Child (2014) Rated TV-MA

Mei, a Chinese born adopted child, gets called back to China by her birth mom to help free her brother from being unjustly arrested. Starring Katie Leung, Mardy Ma, Elizabeth Perkins, Linh-Dan Pham, Sebastian So, Donald Sumpter, Selina Lo, Nicholas … Continue reading

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