Category: Amazon Recommendations

Documentary Recommendation: Mayor Pete (2021)

Mayor Pete was interesting to watch this because the public rarely gets to see what happens behind closed doors of a presidential campaign. When Pete Buttigeig became a household name and no one knew how to pronounce it, there was a rising division among… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Mayor Pete (2021)”

AMAZON DOCUMENTARY RECOMMENDATION: LuLaRich (2021)

Some people took that box of clothing and turned it into a million dollars and some people took that box of clothing and put it in the closet. -Mark Stidham- LuLaRoe is a classic example of a multi-level marketing skirting the edges of being… Continue Reading “AMAZON DOCUMENTARY RECOMMENDATION: LuLaRich (2021)”

Amazon TV Recommendation: Jack Ryan Season 1 and 2 (2018 and 2019)

Say whatever you will about this series but I really liked it. So far, there are two seasons dealing with Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst, that trades his desk for being in the field (first season in the Middle East specifically Yemen and Turkey… Continue Reading “Amazon TV Recommendation: Jack Ryan Season 1 and 2 (2018 and 2019)”

The Last Ten Movies I’ve Watched in March

The Odd Couple (1968) is about two men, one already divorced and one in the beginnings of his separation, who end up living together. The only problem is they realize they can’t stand each other. I don’t know much about Neil Simon as a… Continue Reading “The Last Ten Movies I’ve Watched in March”

Amazon Recommendation: The Great Commanders (2003)

The Great Commanders is a Magellan production from 2003. It includes six military leaders of Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Horatio Nelson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ulysses S. Grant, and Georgi Zhukov. It is directed by Phil Grabsky and while some of the graphic reconstructions are… Continue Reading “Amazon Recommendation: The Great Commanders (2003)”

Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)

If something doesn’t capture my attention within the first few minutes, I take it out of my queue and watch something else. Two hours and 10 minutes later, I was watching the last remaining minutes of this documentary. Malcolm McDowell was speaking about his… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)”

Journal Entry Type #69: C is for Christmas

I grew up with Christmas: the big artificial tree, the plethora of ornaments, the lights wrapped around the stairs handrailing, the candles in the windows, the wreath on the door, and the antique glass reindeer. Since leaving my parents’ house, I’ve never had a… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #69: C is for Christmas”

Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)

This documentary explores the origins of the Klan and how it connects with immigrants from Scotland. Neil Oliver researches the Deep South in the United States as he ties the past with the present. The focus is obviously on the racial divisions between the… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)”

Amazon TV Review: The Man in the High Castle (2015-2019)

In life there are too many questions with a lack of time to answer them. -nobusuke tagomi- “People are capable of anything. Especially when they’re desperate.” -joe blake- Creator: Frank Spotnitz Major Cast: Alexa Davalos, Joel de la Fuente, Rufus Sewell, Chelah Horsdal, Bennan… Continue Reading “Amazon TV Review: The Man in the High Castle (2015-2019)”

Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)

Lyrics from by Mia Zapata “You apologize and I accept it all on faith but still you do not try to push away your old mistakes.” Producers: Ronnie Pontiac, Jessy Bender, Danny Goldberg, and Tamra Spivey Director: Kerri O’Kane Rating: TV-14 Running Time: one… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)”

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