Million Pound Menu: A Doc Series on Netflix

October 29th, 2020 by

The UK show Million Pound Menu concept resolves around a group of investors who meet with teams of two people who want to open their own restaurant. Some of the people are trained chefs/cooks and others are self taught. In season one, the people make meals while a group of investors look over the team...

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Dick Johnson is Dead: a Netflix Documentary

October 21st, 2020 by

Documentary filmmaker Kirsten Johnson asks her father Dick, a former therapist, to participate in a film she wants to do on his final years. He agrees and together they do various schemes where one minute he is fine then wham he is “dead.” This is their way of coming to terms with his death through...

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The Secret Society of Second Born Royals Movie

October 8th, 2020 by

The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals tries to mix royalty with super heroes and fails at it. Sam (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) does not take to the princess life in the fictional country of Illyria. She prefers rock and roll and sneaking out of the castle to do what she wants over being a princess like...

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A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story

September 30th, 2020 by

Available on Netflix Like other car and sport documentary series on Netflix, they pack industry heavies and drivers into this look at a record setter of Formula 1 racing: Juan Manuel Fagio. Born in 1911 in Balcarce, Argentina he grew up in a family of six and from a young age took a keen interest...

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Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice

September 24th, 2020 by

A young boy Matrix Naovaratpong wishes for a sister. His parents Nareerat and Sahatorn think about it and they decide to have another child nick named Einz. Unfortunately her life is cut short at two years of age when she develops brain cancer. Einz goes through treatment and surgery to no avail. However, during this...

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Formula 1 Drive to Survive: Netflix S 1 & 2

September 19th, 2020 by

When I was a small kid I would tune into Indy 500 on the TV in my New Jersey home. My favorite driver – Mario Andretti because of his ability to control the race car, to pass other drivers, avoid crashes and stay toward the front of the pack. It did not hurt either that...

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Black Radical: The Life & Times of William Monroe Trotter

July 23rd, 2020 by

Three years ago I saw an American Experience documentary on William Monroe Trotter. His life story and Civil Rights work got my attention. After the program ended I went online to see if my library had a book about him. At the time they did not but by 2020, they would. Kerri K. Greenidge who teaches in Tufts...

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Baptiste – A New PBS Masterpiece Mystery Series

April 30th, 2020 by

I first saw the character of Julian Baptist on The Missing, a Starz series, I greatly enjoyed. I thought The Missing could keep going and going but it did not happen. Therefore it makes me really happy the creators brought Baptiste back to the television screen but this time on PBS. At the end of...

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Onward – a Pixar and Disney Film on Disney+

April 23rd, 2020 by

Onward is funny, touching, adventurous and has touches of drama but mostly the first three themes define the film. Elf, Ian Lightfoot , wishes he could have memories of his Dad. However, Dad, died when he was a baby and his older brother Barley was a small child. As he has grown up Ian settles...

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Bloodlines: Wonder Woman – a DC Movie

April 16th, 2020 by

Bloodlines opens with Air Force captain Steve Trevor and a few other fighters racing through a portal after parademons. The battle continues, two fighters die, and Steve’s jet bursts into flames. As Steve blacks out and his jet crashes into the ocean, Princess Diana flies up and saves his life. She takes him to Themyscira...

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