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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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Champions (NBC) Rated TV-14

 A gym owner with no ambition who is living with his younger brother discovers he is the father of a teenage boy. Starring Anders Holm, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar. This show has the basis for a good story, but it fails … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A young journalist working on her first murder case becomes embroiled in the case. Starring  Elyse Levesque, Lucas Bryant, Lyriq Bent. This is a gritty crime drama that sucks you right into the story. At the lead is a young … Continue reading

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American Masters: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) Rated PG

The life of Edgar Allan Poe is examined in this series. Starring Chuck Caruso, Paul Collins, Roger Corman. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe is highlighted in this film, along with his literary contributions to modern fiction. He was considered the … Continue reading

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Blood Drive (SYFY) Rated TV-MA

 Set in the future, a cop is forced to participate in a death race where the cars run on blood. Starring  Alan Ritchson, Christina Ochoa, Thomas Dominique, Marama Corlett, Colin Cunningham This is the worst show I’ve seen. It’s over the top bad. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Mayor (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A struggling hip-hop artist runs for Mayor to get his name out there and recognized. Starring Brandon Micheal Hall, Lea Michele, Marcel Spears, Bernard David Jones, Yvette Nicole Brown This is one of those out there comedy shows this fall. It has its moments. I … 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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Ghosted (FOX) Rated NR

A skeptic is forced to work with a believer in paranormal activity to work on unexplained occurrences in Los Angeles. Starring Craig Robinson, Adam Scott, Ally Walker, Adeel Akhtar, Amber Stevens West. This is the silliest, stupidest show on TV.  It has potential, but it … Continue reading

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First Kill (2017) Rated R

A Wall Street broker brings his family to the place where he grew up to find that local law enforcement is investigating a bank robbery. Starring Bruce Willis, Hayden Christensen, Ty Shelton. The premise to the film is intriguing, but … Continue reading

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The Abduction (1996) Rated NR

Kate and Paul’s marriage started off as happy but, with each passing year, Paul becomes more abusive. Kate finally gets the courage to leave, but Paul has a hard time letting go. Based on the true story of the case … Continue reading

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