Movies, TV shows & Documentaries

I watch TV shows mainly on Netflix, sometimes I mention them in my blog. Time by time I review some movie (mostly alternative). I love documentaries featured on YouTube.

Once upon a Time in Odessa

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Once upon a Time in Odessa is a biographic TV series about Mishka Yaponichik a Jewish gangster from Odessa. This film is made by Star Media. Babich design. Film is spoken in Russian, English subtitles are provided. From creators Mishka Yaponchik was an Ukrainian gangster, Jewish revolutionary and Soviet military leader. Artistic and witty, his bold crimes played out like mini dramas but Yaponchik, always calculating his next move, also had a generous nature. He held huge feasts for the whole…


About Georgia: A Chef In Love (1996 Movie)

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Last night was the Oscar night - Estonian/Georgian movie Tangerines was nominated for best foreign language film. They didn't won, Ida did.  I decided to look is there some more Georgian movies nominated for Oscar, and turns out one film prior to Tangerines actually was nominated, back in 1996 - A Chef in Love. I was a bit surprised to learn - that main role in this movie is portrayed by a very popular French actor - Pierre Richard. A Chef in Love, (Georgian: შეყვარებული კულინარის 1001…


Il tredicesimo apostolo (The Thirteenth Apostle) TV series

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A long time has passed since I wrote about the TV series I watch - it could mean just one - I watch them less. Well, that doesn't mean I'm not watching any more TV series at all. I'm! So - here comes one interesting TV series from Italy - Il tredicesimo apostolo (The Thirteenth Apostle) is an Italian television series produced in 2012. Directed by Alexis Sweet. In short, the plot revolves around a young priest named Gabriel, who is a professor of theology. In collaboration with the…


Feature Film Mayrig Review

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Mayrig is a feature film about Armenian immigrant family living in France, shortly after they have emigrated from their motherland - Armenia. Set on the streets of 1920-ties in Marseilles, France this film shows different aspects of life and struggles of an Armenian family. You can access this movie on Youtube A chapter or some 30 minutes is dedicated to Armenian Genocide in 1915 - when Ottoman empire humiliated, starved and mass killed a large population of Armenian people. Mayrig movie is…


Devious Maids

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<p>Devious Maids is another great TV series to watch.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Devious Maids</strong></p><p><span>Four Latina maids with ambition and dreams of their own work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.&nbsp;http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2226342/</span></p&gt;


New Amsterdam

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<p>New Amsterdam is a TV series made on 2008, and lasted just for 8 series. &nbsp;</p><p>Why I found these series interesting? Producers has tried to make something very interesting. As you may already know - New York city once was New Amsterdam and was found by Dutch colonists, well of course there lived Native Americans, before Dutches came.</p><p>And that is showed in New Amsterdam series - main role actor - John Amsterdam, a New York homicide detective, who…


Da Vinci's Demons Season 2

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<p>Da Vinci's Demons season 2 aired on March 22, 2014.&nbsp;</p><p>I really enjoyed first season and was inpatient to see Season 2.&nbsp;</p><p>Maybe of very interesting ending at finale episode in season 1.</p><p>In this season you will meet new characters like Amerigo &nbsp;Vespucci, which in Da Vinci's Demons is portrayed as an alcoholic and con.</p><p>Good, interesting and popular SCI-Fi. Don't rely on this…


House of lies

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<p>I'm huge fan of tv series and documentaries. This time I found another masterpiece - House of lies. It's damned good. Kinda a little bit reminds me British TV series about con artists - called Hustle. But in this case, there is less con, more bussines.</p><p>About House of lies from imdb</p><p>A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using…


Mr Selfridge

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<p>Another great TV series from British islands. I wouldn't call myself a huge fan of British movies or series, but there are few really good one. And Mr Selfridge is one of it.</p><p>The story is about an American entrepreneur who founded Selfridges store in London, United Kingdom back in 1909.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Here is more from&nbsp;Wikipedia:</strong></p><blockquote><p>Mr Selfridge is a British period television…


The Following

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<p>Started to watch tv series - The Following</p><p><strong>About The Following:</strong></p><blockquote><p><span>A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.&nbsp;</span></p></blockquote><p><strong>My thoughts after watching first season:</strong></p><p><span>If…