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The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997) Rated NR

 The story follows Saul, an angry zealot as he transforms into Paul the apostle. Starring Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman I was not overly impressed with this film. Although it does tell the story of Paul’s conversion and the subsequent conflicts which … Continue reading

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Hollywood, My Home Town (1965) Rated NR

Ken Murray hosts a behind-the-scenes of his home videos starring candid footage of Hollywood’s stars. Starring Ken Murray, Ben Alexander, Richard Arlen, Mary Astor, John Barrymore. Ken Murray was a vaudeville performer in the 1920s and later moved to Los … Continue reading

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Genius (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

This series follows the life of Albert Einstein, who couldn’t hold down a job when he was younger, but had the brainpower to unlock the universe. Based on the book, Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson. Starring Johnny … Continue reading

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The President Show (ComedyCentral) Rated TV-14

Anthony Atamanuik impersonates President Trump in this talk show, as he interviews political advisories and celebrities. Starring  Anthony Atamanuik, Peter Grosz, Mitra Jouhari. Do we really need another show that makes fun of our President? I don’t think so. I … Continue reading

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Lion (2016) Rated PG-13

A five-year old Indian boy gets lost in Calcutta, miles from home. Twenty-five years later, he sets out to find his family. Starring Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara. I am a little surprised … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … 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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Take Me Home Tonight (2011) Rated R

Four years after graduation, a high school genius uses his sister’s Labor Day party to make a move on his high school crush. Starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer, Chris Pratt, Michael Ian Black. This movie did … Continue reading

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A Late Quartet (2012) Rated R

A story of a famous string quartet who struggles to stay together through death, egos, and lust. Starring Catherine Keener, Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Imogen Poots. This is a film that takes on the human dynamics of living and … Continue reading

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