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Children of the Underground (FX) Rated TV-MA

A documentary follows Faye Yager, who created an underground network that hides women and children who have been in alleged abusive relationships. Starring Gloria Steinem and Sally Jessy Raphael. While the series sounds interesting and the story is compelling, I … Continue reading

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The Gambler (2014) Rated R

A gambler and professor, Jim Bennett, has debts that cause him to borrow from his mother and a loan shark. To make matters worse, he has a relationship with one of his students. Based on a short novel by Fyodor … Continue reading

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The 33 (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on real life events when a gold and copper mine collapses and traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. This film is based on the true events of the 33 miners … Continue reading

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Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

This show is investigative journalism at its best as Mariana goes into the underground world with global markets that use smuggling networks, black markets, and informal markets. Starring Mariana van Zeller. This show is brilliant as it exposes this dangerous … Continue reading

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell

 Grey’s Anatomy (2005) Rated TV-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.  House (2004) Rated TV-14 An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve … Continue reading

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Killing Blue (1988) Rated R

A police commissioner and his assistant team together to solve murders in Berlin’s underground drug and prostitution ganglands. Starring Armin Mueller-Stahl, Morgan Fairchild, and Frank Stallone. This film doesn’t make sense. It’s takes place in Berlin, but everyone speaks English. … Continue reading

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Lost Cities with Albert Lin (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

Albert Yu-Min Lin uses 3D scanning and radar to discover and recreate worlds underground. Starring Duncan Lees, Joseph Angelo Steel, Francis Steel, and Albert Yu-Min Lin. I was not really impressed with this show. Maybe if I were more intrigued … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 11, 2017

 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. Starring Vin Diesel, Jason … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … 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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