What to Watch: Movie/Show Reviews

The Highlights: If you can't get enough of the royal family from across the pond, this is the perfect historical drama to binge.

Drink Pairing: The Dubonnet

SYNOPSIS: Who doesn’t enjoy “all things Royal?” If you can’t get enough of the royal family from across the pond, this is the perfect historical drama to binge. Each season covers a different time period about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II starting with her marriage to Philip, Duke…

The Highlights: he true story of an Olympic athlete taken hostage by the Japanese during World War Two

Drink Pairing: Hibiki Japanese Whiskey

Synopsis: Based on the true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who joined the United States armed forces during WW2. After the plane he is flying operations in goes down in the Pacific Ocean, Louis and two others survived nearly 50 days on a life raft with very…

The Highlights: Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger fight against the British to free the American colonies

Drink Pairing: Your favorite American beer

Review: Did you know this movie is twenty years old already? How nuts is that? The Highlights pretty much sum it all up: Mel Gibson (before he went crazy) and a baby-faced Heath Ledger play father and son colonists fighting against the British Army in the American Revolution. There…

The Highlights: An American soldier heads to the Western Frontier in 1864 and becomes a member of the Lakota tribe

Drink Pairing: Scotch on the rocks

Review: I’m just going to come out and say it, even with the ugly, droopy mustache Kevin Costner is a total babe in this movie. In this 30-year old period drama, he plays a Civil War solider seeking adventure out west. He’s adopted by the Lakota tribe and they…