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DVD review: “Mayans M.C.” (2019)

“Mayans M.C.” (2019) Television Drama 10 Episodes Created by: Kurt Sutterand Elgin James Featuring: J. D. Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby, Carla Baratta, Richard Cabral, Raoul Max Trujillo, Antonio Jaramillo, Danny Pino and Edward James Olmos Coco: “I didn’t murder a whore. I freed my mother, gave her some peace, and took away the noise.” Released this week on DVD is the “Sons of Anarchy” (2009-2016) spinoff […]

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DVD review: “Profiler – Seasons Three and Four” (1996-2000)

“Profiler” (1996-2000) Television Drama 83 Episodes Created by: Cynthia Saunders Featuring: Ally Walker, Robert Davi, Julian McMahon, Roma Maffia, Peter Frechette, Erica Gimpel, Caitlin Wachs, Jamie Luner, Dennis Christopher, Michael Whaley, Shiek Mahmoud-Bey, Heather McComband and Traci Lords John Grant: “We don’t have a lot of time here, Dr. Lawson. So if you’ve got a theory, I want to hear it.” Dr. Samantha ‘Sam’ Waters: “You want a “theory”? You’ve got Chinese […]

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DVD review: “A Private War” (2018)

“A Private War” (2018) Drama Running time: 110 minutes Written by: Arash Amelbased on “Marie Colvin’s Private War”by Marie Brenner Directed by: Matthew Heineman Featuring: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander and Stanley Tucci Newspaper Editor: “Why is it important, do you think, to see this images? Why is it important for you to be there? Right now you may be one of the only Western journalists […]

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DVD review: “Good Girls: Season One” (2018)

DVD review: “Good Girls: Season One” (2018) “Good Girls” (2019) Television/Drama 10 Episodes Created by: Jenna Bans Featuring: Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, Reno Wilson, Manny Montana, Lidya Jewett, Isaiah Stannard and Matthew Lillard Jane Boland: [narrating] “Girls today can be anything. CEO, Olympic gold medalist, even a Supreme Court Justice. We’ve finally broken that glass ceiling. And, wow, sure looks good from the top.” “Good […]

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DVD review: “Fireflies” (2004)

“Fireflies” (2004) Television Drama 22 Episodes Created by: John O’Brien Featuring: Kain O’Keeffe, Libby Tanner, Jeremy Sims, Natasha Novak, Nadia Townsend and Christopher Morris Paul Kelly: “A jug of wine, a loaf of bread and theeLying on a blanket underneath that big old spreading tree” Released on DVD this month is the short lived small town drama “Fireflies” (2004) that was mostly set over one day […]

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DVD review: “The Fantastic Journey” (2019)

“The Fantastic Journey” (2019) Television/Science Fiction 10 Episodes Written by: D. C. Fontana, Richard Fielder, Robert Hamilton, Leonard Katzman, Ken Kolb, Howard Livingstone, Michael Michaelian and Katharyn Powers Featuring: Jared Martin, Ike Eisenmann, Carl Franklin, Katie Saylor and Roddy McDowall Narrator: “Lost in the Devil’s Triangle, trapped in a dimension with beings from the future and other worlds, a party of adventurers journey through […]

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DVD review: “The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco” (2018)

“The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco” (2018) Television Drama 8 Episodes Created by: Guy Burt Featuring: Julie Graham, Rachael Stirling, Crystal Balint, Chanelle Peloso, Ben Cotton, Jennifer Spence, Peter Benson, Colin Lawrence and Agape Mngomezulu Mille: “What criminal doesn’t leave patters? Life is patterns” Released this month on DVD is the follow up to the excellent mini series “The Bletchley Circle” (2012-2014) which was set in 1952–53, […]

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DVD review: “Profiler – Seasons 1 and 2” (1996-2000)

“Profiler” (1996-2000) Television Drama 83 Episodes Created by: Cynthia Saunders Featuring: Ally Walker, Robert Davi, Julian McMahon, Roma Maffia, Peter Frechette, Erica Gimpel, Caitlin Wachs, Jamie Luner, Dennis Christopher, Michael Whaley, Shiek Mahmoud-Bey, Heather McComband and Traci Lords John Grant: “We don’t have a lot of time here, Dr. Lawson. So if you’ve got a theory, I want to hear it.” Dr. Samantha ‘Sam’ Waters: “You want a “theory”? You’ve […]

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DVD review: “Lost in Space” (2018 – )

DVD review: “Lost in Space” (2018 – ) Science Fiction 10 Episodes Based on an original idea by: Irwin Allen Developed by: Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless Featuring: Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio, Taylor Russell, Maxwell Jenkins, Parker Posey, Mina Sundwall, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Robot:“Will Robinson… Danger.” “Lost in Space” revolves around an extinction level event caused by a celestial object crashing […]

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DVD review: “Jack Ryan” (2018)

DVD review: “Jack Ryan” (2018) Television/Drama Eight Episodes Created by: Carlton Cuse & Graham Roland based on charaters created by Tom Clancy Featuring: John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Wendell Pierce, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi, Amir El-Masry Jack Ryan: “I am just an analyst.” Reinvention is a word that is as good as any to describe the new series about the now seemingly ageless […]

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DVD review: “Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018)

“Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018) Television Drama 12 Episodes Created by: Ben Young Mason & Justin Wilkes Directed by: David Yarovesky Featuring: Ben Cotton, Alberto Ammann, Anamaria Marinca, Clémentine Poidatz Jihae and Sammi Rotibi Released this month on to a DVD box set is the Nat Geo series “Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018) which attempts to blend documentary with a narrative story, […]

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DVD review: “Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020)

“Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020) Drama 10 Episodes Produced & Created by: Rowan Joffe Featuring: Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks, Leanne Best, Christopher Heyerdahl, Roark Critchlow Angela: “He tried to hang herself, Jim. Because of what you did. Because of Jack.“ This month sees the release of “Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020) on DVD after a run on television […]

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Blu-ray review: “Jesse Stone Triple Film Collection”

“Jesse Stone Triple Film Collection” (2005-2015) Drama/Thriller Created by: Robert B. Parker Series created by: Robert Harmon & Tom Selleck Featuring: Tom Selleck, Kohl Sudduth, Kathy Baker, Viola Davis, Vito Rezza, Stephen McHattie, William Devane, Saul Rubinek and William Sadler Luther ‘Suitcase’ Simpson: “Is this official?” Chief Jesse Stone: “No. It’s personal.” Tom Selleck has had a pretty great career […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Doctor Who – Season 11

“Doctor Who – 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. I know exactly who I am! I’m the Doctor, sorting out […]

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DVD review: “The Professionals” (1977-1983)

“The Professionals” (1977-1983)  Television/Drama Five Seasons / Fifty-Seven Episodes   Created by: Brian Clemens Featuring: Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins and Gordon Jackson George Cowley: “Anarchy, acts of terror, crimes against the public. To combat it I’ve got special men – experts from the army, the police, from every service – these are The Professionals.” Released this month on DVD is the English television series based […]

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DVD review: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Seasons One & Two” (2015-2019)

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt  Seasons One & Two” (2015-2019)  Comedy 26 Episodes Created by: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Featuring: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kaneand Jane Krakowski  Kimmy Schmidt:“And you are gonna sing at the Grammys with Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson!”  Titus Andromedon:“Bad examples, but yes!” This month sees the release onto DVD of the hit Netflix comedy series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (2015-2019) that as well […]