Television/Streaming review: “Project Blue Book – Episode Five – Foo Fighters” (2019)

“Project Blue Book - Episode Five – Foo Fighters” (2019)  Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Created by: David O'Leary Featuring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo, Michael Malarkey Crop Circle: "An area of standing crops which has been flattened in the form of a circle or more complex pattern. No general cause of crop circles has been identified although various natural …

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Television/Streaming review: “The Passage – Episode Three – That Never Should Have Happened to You” (2019)

"The Passage – Episode Three - That should never have happened to you" (2019) Ten Episodes Created by: Liz Heldens based on the novels written by Justin Cronin Featuring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey McKinley Belcher III, Jamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui Fanning: "Let him know your story" The third episode has arrived of the show based on the …

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Television/Streaming review: “Project Blue Book – Episode One – The Fuller Dogfight” (2019)

“Project Blue Book - Episode One – The Fuller Dogfight” (2019)  Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Created by: David O'Leary Featuring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo, Michael Malarkey UFO: "An unidentified flying object (UFO) is an object observed in the sky that is not readily identified. Most UFOs are later identified as conventional objects or phenomena. The term is widely used for claimed observations of extra-terrestrial …

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Television review: “A Discovery of Witches – Season One” (2018)

"A Discovery of Witches – Season One" (2018) Television/Drama/Fantasy Eight Episodes Created by: Deborah Harkness Featuring:  Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford Matthew Clairmont: "Once the world was full of wonders, but it belongs to the humans now. We, creatures, have all but disappeared. Daemons... vampires... witches... hiding in plain sight. …

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Television review: “Doctor Who – The Woman Who Fell to Earth” (Episode 1, Season 11)

"Doctor Who - The Woman Who Fell to Earth" (Season 11) Television/Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Produced by: Chris Chibnall Featuring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, and Mandip Gill Tim Shaw: "Who are you?"  The Doctor: "I'm glad you asked that again. Bit of adrenaline, dash of outrage, and a hint of panic knitted my brain back together. …

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DVD review: “A Monster Calls” (2017)

“A Monster Calls" (2017) Drama/Fantasy Running Time: 108 minutes Directed by: J. A. Bayona Featuring: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, and Liam Neeson The Monster: “I know everything about you, Connor O’Malley. The truth you dream, the truth that you hide.” A Monster Calls is a 2016 dark fantasy drama film directed …

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DVD review: “Decline and Fall” (2017)

“Decline and Fall” (2017) TV Series/Comedy Episodes: Three Created by: James Wood Featuring: Matthew Beard, Stephen Graham, Douglas Hodge, Jack Whitehall, Eva Longoria Jack Whitehall has come a long way since his British sitcom origins, he has worked to become a regular celebrity on English television, so it is not without any surprise that he may want …

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Television review: “Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia” (2017)

“Louis Theoux: Talking To Anorexia (2017) Documentary Running Time: 60 minutes Presented by: Louis Theroux Louis Theroux: “But that’s part of your illness there should be no shame attached, it’s an illness.” If you enjoy watching Louis Theroux as well as his particular form of documentary, then the recent month has been a blessing for …

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Streaming review: “Stranger Things 2” (2017)

“Stranger Things 2” (2017) TV Series/Drama/Sci-Fi/Horror Episodes: Nine Created by: The Duffer Brothers Featuring:  Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser When Netflix released the Duffer Brothers created “Stranger Things” in 2016 there is no way in the world that anyone could have known that it would …

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TV review: “Louis Theroux: Dark States” (2017)

“Louis Theroux: Dark States” (2017) Documentary Created, written & presented by: Louis Theroux The last time we saw Louis Theroux was his revisitation to a subject that seems to have haunted him for some time, he obviously felt like he needed to revisit, this was “Louis Theroux: Saville” (2016) – an analysis of himself, something …

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DVD review: “Guerrilla” (2017)

“Guerrilla” (2017) TV Series/Drama Episodes: Six Created by: John Ridley Featuring:  Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay It was always going to be difficult to follow up an Oscar winning screenplay, particularly for a film like “12 Years a Slave” (2013), but John Ridley had his work cut out for him with this story of politics and …

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Streaming review: “Mindhunter – Season One” (2017)

“Mindhunter - Season One” (2017) TV Series/Drama Episodes: 10 Created by: Joe Penhall & Jennifer Haley Featuring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross John Douglas: “[Talking about Monte Rissell] ...and like Ed Kemper he was able to convince the psychiatrist he was making excellent progress while he was actually killing human beings. …

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Streaming review: “Tin Star” (2017)

“Tin Star” (2017) Drama 10 Episodes Produced & Created by: Rowan Joffe Featuring: Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks, Leanne Best, Christopher Heyerdahl, Roark Critchlow Episodes: Fun and (S)Laughter Directed by: Rowan Joffe; Cinematographer: Dale McCready The Kid Directed by: Marc Jobst; Cinematographer: Paul Sarossy Comfort of Strangers Directed by: Alice Troughton; Cinematographer: Dale McCready  Jack Directed by: Marc Jobst; Cinematographer: …

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DVD review: “Delicious” (2017)

“Delicious” (2017) TV Series Episodes: Four Created by: Dan Sefton Featuring: Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Iain Glen, Sheila Hancock Dawn French: “This is Cornwall – there are no secrets.” These days cooking and comedy go together so well that it’s easy to forget when shows about cooking were relegated to Saturday and Sunday afternoons with …

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DVD review: “The Frozen Dead” (2017)

“The Frozen Dead” (2017) TV Series/Drama/Thriller Episodes: Six Created by: Gérard Carré , Pascal Chaumeil and Caroline Van Ruymbeke Featuring: Charles Berling,  Julia Piaton,  Pascal Greggory It is fair to say that television crime dramas, in particular foreign language crime dramas are now a dime a dozen, they exist in almost every language covering a variety of normally brutal and …

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Blu-ray review: “Narcos – Season Two” (2015 – )

“Narcos – Season Two” (2015-) Drama, Television Series, Action, Thriller Episodes: 10 Created by: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Chris Brancato Featuring: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, Paulina Gaitan, Juan Murcia Pablo Escobar: “Geniuses are always branded as crazy.” Yet another excellent Netflix show makes it ways onto Blu-ray and DVD this month and like …

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Streaming review: “Icarus” (2017)

“Icarus” (2017) Documentary Running Time: 121 minutes Directed by: Bryan Fogel Featuring: Bryan Fogel Tagline: “Truth is the new banned substance.” Since the advent of reality television there have been more documentaries made about people’s lives than ever before, but it was not until the 2004 documentary “Super Size Me” (2004) directed by Morgan Spurlock …

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