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Modern Art: What’s It Worth?

Heartbeat: House Rules (Season 12, Episode 22) This show, as always, is full of nostalgia for the 60’s. And, once in a while, it raises questions about cultural issues. The comedy part of this week’s show (being shown on TVO … Continue reading

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Who is the Doctor?

Doctor Who: Season 12 Who said the Doctor has to be a man? The latest season opened last night on BBC One and BBC America. As usual it was full of farcical moments, and some ‘funny’ performances by the guest … Continue reading

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Braving the New World

Outlander – Season Four Due to the rising costs of practically everything, I took the decision about two years ago to reduce our cable TV subscription. As a result, we lost the “W” Network and access to the Outlander series. … Continue reading

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The “Real” Mister Rogers

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (From IMDb) Storyline Charmingly soft-spoken and yet powerfully incisive expressing his profound ideals, Fred Rogers was a unique presence on television for generations. Through interviews of his family and colleagues, the life of this would-be … Continue reading

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Mister Rogers: Therapist?

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Some films are targeted at children, most at adults; this one is aimed directly at the child in each of us.   Fred Rogers is a very nice man. Lloyd Vogul, a hurt man-child … Continue reading

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Anachronism: Ahead by a Century

Anne with an “E” (Season 3) The opening theme song, by The Tragically Hip, should have been a clue from the very beginning of this series. We are being taken down a dark path of this nation’s past, with story … Continue reading

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Poppy Montgomery is…

Unforgettable This television series has a strange history. After being cancelled by CBS, twice, it found a third and fourth season on A&E. The reason? Poppy Montgomery, the Australian star of the program. Her character, Carrie Wells, is someone with … Continue reading

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