Special Announcement: Taking a leap in 2021

July 27th, 2021 by

A few years ago, someone I know thought I should turn my blog site into a subscription site offering entertainment and book reviews, short stories, and more. However, I thought it was too much of a risk. This year with encouragement from additional people I know, I have chosen to find out if this idea […]

Get on Up: A 2014 film on the life of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown

March 29th, 2021 by

The 2014 film, Get on Up, takes an autobiographical look at the Godfather of Soul; James Brown starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Tate Taylor.   Over the course of several years, I have seen documentaries on James Brown and several of his recorded concerts.   As a result, I think Chadwick nails Brown’s voice and his […]

Showtime: Penny Dreadful Entire S1

March 18th, 2021 by

I kept watching Showtime’s Penny Dreadful first season and the finale felt strong and did not disappoint. The major questions get an answer and the one story line left continues into the second and third (last season). Spoiler if you have not seen the show the story line that continues belongs to Vanessa. Sir Malcolm […]

The Heiress: Mandalorian Chapter 11

November 19th, 2020 by

In the episode the Heiress the Frog Lady reaches her destination and reunites with her husband. Next he lets Mando know how he can locate other Mandalorian. So while workers try to to make his ship able to fly again, he takes to an ocean vessel to head to the location told to him. However, […]

My Review of Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan

June 25th, 2022 by

High school student Kamala Khan adores Captain Marvel, aka Carol Danvers, so much that she daydreams about her daily. The daydreams take her mind off the hurdles of being a teenager and seeing her brother getting more respect from their parents than her. Kamala would like to get more respect, like her older brother does,...

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Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers Movie

June 17th, 2022 by

Chip n Dale: Rescue Rangers is a cute Disney movie that mixes live-action with animation. The days of their cartoon show and the royalty checks to go with them have long disappeared, and their friendship has soured since Dale decided to go off on his own to do 00 Dale.   Sadly when he made this move,...

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Re-Read The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman

June 8th, 2022 by

After my second reading of Night Moves, I began to read The Wedding Guest.  Originally, I thought I did not finish it because the renewals ran out.   This did not turn out to be the case once I got toward the end of  the book when I remembered how the book ends.  It is...

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Re-Read Night Moves by Jonathan Kellerman

June 3rd, 2022 by

I do not re-read books but last week I chose to go ahead with not one but two books by Jonathan Kellerman.  First up is Night Moves.  Lieutenant Milo Sturgis arrives to investigate the brutal murder of a man left dead with no face or hands in an upscale LA home.   The Corvin family,...

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Review of Netflix’s The Chestnut Man

May 19th, 2022 by

It’s 1987, and a call comes through to the radio from a department dispatcher that a local farmer’s cows have roamed away from home. The officer who hears it gets convinced to delay heading home to his wife to handle the cow matter. When he gets there, the farm is eerily quiet, and he cannot...

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Recap & Review of Marvel’s Black Widow Movie

May 15th, 2022 by

I thought I would do something different as a post for this site. Last weekend I recorded several videos and finally did one that I find descent to good. Everything I say in the video I did off the top of my head I did not write a script memorize it nor read it from […]

Review of the BBC America Series Ashes to Ashes

May 4th, 2022 by

Ashes to Ashes Trailer from ashesbbcamerica youtube channel It’s 2008. Police psychologist DI Alex Drake is familiar with the suicide of Sam Taylor, having studied case notes and hearing the recordings he made. Only she has no idea she will find herself back in time. This moment arrives when a hostage negotiation goes wrong, and...

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Review of Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

April 28th, 2022 by

Constance’s parents Willoughby and Rachel Baker immigrated to the United States from Nevis, an island in the West Indies . They settled in New Haven, Connecticut, where the couple began a family. Willoughby went to work in the service industry as a chef at Yale University. Rachel took on the role of homemaker. Neither parent […]

Review of BritBox Original Series: The Bay Season Three

April 23rd, 2022 by

DS Jenn Townsend takes the job as the new Family Liason Officer for Morecambe. She left Manchester with her children for a fresh start with her boyfriend and daughter. Townsend knows it will get rocky, but everything will work out. However, her first day in the new job gets off to a bad start. Before...

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Review of the BritBox Series The Bay Season Two

April 9th, 2022 by

Family Liaison Officer, DS Lisa Armstrong returns for Season 2 of The Bay. As a result of her demotion, she has the title of community support officer, and Med, whom she took under her wing in Season 1, becomes her superior and a Sargent. Also, due to her demotion, she lost her home and now...

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