Tag Archives: survivors

No Place on Earth (2012) Rated PG-13

A cave exploration in Ukraine discovers a place where World War II survivors lived. Starring Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer, and Sonia Dodyk. This is a great documentary that showcases human perseverance. During World War II a group of Jews lived in … Continue reading

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Waco (Paramount) Rated TV-14

 The ATF and FBI standoff with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas in 1993. Starring  Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Garner. This miniseries covers the standoff of the Branch Davidians against the ATF and the FBI. The miniseries doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Waco: Madman or Messiah (A&E) Rated TV-14

 A miniseries, told by interviews of survivors with video and  audio recordings, telling the story of how David Koresh came to power as a prophet and the standoff at the compound. Starring Mike Caruso, Brigette Griffith, Michael Lake This miniseries takes us … Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013) Rated PG-13

Clark Kent must expose himself as Superman when a group of survivors from his past threaten Earth. Starring  Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Christopher Meloni. Of all the superheroes, Superman has always been my favorite. I fell in love … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016) Rated PG-13

A spacecraft traveling 90 years to colonize a distant planet malfunctions, waking two of the sleeping passengers. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia. The film was passable. I didn’t find anything exceptional or unique about … Continue reading

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Containment (CW) Rated TV-14

The series takes place in Atlanta where an epidemic hits, causing it to go on lock down. Based on the Belgian TV series Cordon. Starring David Gyasi, Christina Marie Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan … Continue reading

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Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) Rated TV-MA

Spin-off of The Walking Dead, where a group of survivors living in Los Angeles endure the apocalypse and watch as the world changes. Starring Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Mercedes Mason This isn’t The Walking Dead.  This show was promoted … Continue reading

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Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Rated R

A group of survivors try to fight off an invasion of darkness with light. Starring Hayden Christensen, John Leguizamo, Thandie Newton This movie lacked true thriller appeal, but the premise was interesting.  There isn’t too much frightening about people who … Continue reading

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Wes Craven (1939-2015)

(1939-2015)  Scream (1996) Rated R Attempting to cope with her mother’s murder, Sydney and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by a murderer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.  Paris, je t’aime (2006) Rated R … Continue reading

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The Darkest Hour (2011) Rated PG-13

Five survivors from an alien attack in Moscow try to fight back against them. Starring Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor, Joel Kinnaman As in all thriller’s the concept that survivors all make poor decisions is very evident … Continue reading

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