Tagged: ghost recommends

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Life on Mars

Life on Mars (BBC 1 2006-2007) was a brilliant show whose writers understood that great stories have a beginning, middle and definitive end. It’s premise is very simple, the situations that arise therein quite complex. It weaves together a few different genres in what seems like a police procedural as interpreted through literary magical realism.

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Watchmen (2009)

I was really excited about this movie and it lived up to my expectations and then some. I read the books a few years back and while I am a fan of Alan Moore, and it is certainly a thoughtful and complex work, the original graphic novel left me a little cold. I respect it and enjoyed it, but it was more of a detached fascination then any real affection for the characters.

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Madeleine Peyroux – Bare Bones

It might be her soothing voice and the simple yet beautiful melody, or maybe it’s the French name… but there must be something that makes Madeleine Peyroux worth listening to.

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United States of Tara – Season 1

Tara is a wife, a mother of two, and a mural artist. She also has Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D.), so sometimes she can be T, other times she can be Buck, or sometimes she can be Alice.

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Melinda Doolittle – Coming Back to You

American Idol alumni, Melinda Doolittle, is most improved as she releases her debut album titled Coming Back to You, going back to old school R&B and Soul sounds and flare that could remind you of Tina Turner, a lot of Motown.

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Let the Right One In

Skinny blond kid living in snow-covered Swedish apartment complex fantasizes about giving his local schoolyard bullies their well earned comeuppance. Skinny pale girl moves in next door. Only comes out at night. Boy meets Girl. People die. Bonds are formed. Fangs are unsheathed.