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Legacy of Lies
Brief synopsis: An MI6 is tasked with collecting a piece of information whilst in Russia posing as a journalist. The information can expose Russian double agents working in America. The night he goes to retrieve the information, the mission goes awry and the love of his life is killed.
What We Don't See
Héctor Bellerín is a sportsman, playing for Arsenal football club, who divides opinion. Even among the Arsenal faithful, he is sometimes viewed negatively. A young, multi-millionaire at the peak of physical fitness, in one of the best cities in the world, getting paid to do a job that many would pay to do, brings a lot of attention. Especially in this day and age. Unfortunately, much of that attention is negative.
Can You Still Watch?
Before social media was the juggernaut that it is now and before ‘influencer’ became a career. Before the term, ‘celebrity' could be adopted by a person who had appeared as themselves on a middling reality show and gained a following of thousands or even millions and, as such, felt the need to feed their notoriety, a career in the public eye would only be derailed by a salacious story in print media.
Outside The Wire
Brief synopsis: In a war-torn future, a drone pilot is sent into the field after he disobeys an order, resulting in the death of two soldiers. He finds himself under the command of a top-secret sentient robot chasing after a warlord intent on destroying the world. Or so he is led to believe.
Sightless - review (Netflix)
Brief synopsis: After a violinist is blinded in a violent assault, she wakes up in a hospital bed and is told that she will be blind for life. She calls her brother and he arranges an apartment for her and a part-time nurse. When she begins to hear strange sounds and suffer nightmares, she thinks that she might be losing her mind.
Hard Kill - review (Netflix)
Brief synopsis: A billionaire hires a group of special forces mercenaries to protect him from a terrorist that wants to kidnap him and retrieve some codes for a new program he has developed. The terrorist is known to the group. He is a man they had believed dead. The terrorist also has the billionaire’s daughter.
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - review (Netflix)
Brief synopsis: successful blues singer, Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), heads north to Chicago to meet up with her band to make a recording of some of her songs. One of her band, Levee (Chadwick Boseman) causes a rift with his ambition and passion.
A California Christmas - review (Netflix)
Brief synopsis: a charmer is tasked by his CEO mother with getting a stubborn farm family to sell their farmland so as their company can build a new warehouse. The task is made more difficult when he gets to the farm and is mistaken for a farmhand, a mistake he does not correct. He pretends to be the farmhand in the hope of getting closer to the stubborn daughter.