Ocean’s Twelve

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{4.5/5} “It’s not in my nature to be mysterious, but I can’t talk about it and I can’t talk about why.” Ocean’s Twelve, released in 2004 Terry Benedict, a dangerous man, has figured out who robbed his casinos and he wants his money back — in 2 weeks. In order to get it to him, […]

Ocean’s Eleven

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{5/5} “Well, if I’m reading this right — I’d like to think that I am — this is probably the least accessible vault ever designed.” Ocean’s Eleven, released in 2001 Danny Ocean, having just gotten out of prison, is planning his next heist. It’s a complicated one, will require a bunch of people — eleven […]

The Favourite

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{4.5/5} “As it turns out, I’m capable of much unpleasantness.” The Favourite, released in 2018 Queen Anne is not well and her friend Lady Sarah is basically in charge. Abigail, a cousin of Sarah’s, arrives and gains employment as a servant. She starts out scrubbing floors but Sarah quickly gets her her own room and […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 1)

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{5/5} “I don’t think we’re really joie de vivre people.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 1, aired in 2020 When Zoey is having an MRI while listening to music during an earthquake she gains a special power — she hears and sees people singing songs about their feelings. She tries to user her power to help […]

The Hunt for Red October

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{5/5} “Personally I give us one chance in three. More tea, anyone?” The Hunt for Red October, released in 1990 In 1984 American and Soviet Union submarines play a dangerous game under the water. The Soviets’ brand new submarine Red October has a caterpillar drive is virtually silent. Captain Marko Ramius wants to defect, but […]

Blue Bloods (season 10)

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{4.5/5} “You have been given a chance to fix something before it is too late, and that is something to be grateful for.” Blue Bloods season 10, aired in 2019-20 Danny and Baez get another visit from Maggie, the psychic, who has information about a murder of a girl that happened a year ago. Jamie […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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Here are some TV shows I’ve watched lately without watching every single episode. {4.5/5} The Daily Show Trevor Noah continues to host. He tells you what the deal is with the unimaginable president. He interviews such people as Malala Yousafzai, Joe Morton, Patty Jenkins, Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders, Greta Thunberg, and Oprah Winfrey. He also […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 13)

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{5/5} “Sir! I know what lurks in the heart of William Murdoch. It is a passion for justice, a respect for science, and a desire to create ingenious automated machines that might one day save us from doing housework.” — Crabtree Murdoch Mysteries season 13, aired in 2019-20 Julia is at a suffragette meeting when […]

Knives Out

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{5/5} “Physical evidence can tell a clear story with a forked tongue.” Knives Out, released in 2019 Harlan Thrombey is dead, and the police are trying to determine whether it was suicide or murder. Harlan was a wealthy author, and had just withdrawn his support from family members in various ways. The police, along with […]

The Aeronauts

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{5/5} “Mr. Glaisher, you’re airborne for the first time in your life. I suggest you spend less time frowning at me and more taking in this beautiful world we’ve just left.” The Aeronauts, released in 2019 Amelia Wren is a balloon pilot who makes a spectacle of herself when she goes up. James Glaisher is […]