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Season 8, Episode 7

'Solace' and 'The Light Between Oceans'

Episode At A Glance
Original Air Date


Movies & Reviews

The Light Between Oceans

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Year: 2016     Run Time: 133 min

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat.

Gregg's Review

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift baby. It reminds me of Tim and Ayaka's baby but it wasn't adrift on a rowboat it was adrift on bad medicine and anti-vaccination ideas that Dr. San had.

5 Bags of Popcorn, 5 Tickets to the Rehab Clinic


Director: Afonso Poyart

Year: 2015     Run Time: 101 min

A psychic works with the F.B.I., in order to hunt down a serial killer.

Gregg's Review

Decker, of course, would have fallen asleep and burned down FBI headquarters and destroyed all their records

5 Bags of Popcorn, 1 Firetruck Full of Flame-Retardant Foam

Mark's Review

I saw the last half of it, and I loved it.

5 Bags of Popcorn

Popcorn Classics

The Wood

Director: Rick Famuyiwa

Year: 1999     Run Time: 106 min

While dealing with a friend's cold feet on his wedding day, a writer reminisces about his youth with his best friends.

Gregg's Comments

An unforgettable tale of laughs

Holiday Heart

Director: Robert Townsend

Year: 2000     Run Time: 100 min

A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.

Gregg's Comments

It's essentually a filmed play with a little more Hollywood razz-ma-tazz
On Cinema On Location
We're outside the rock formation mountain seen in the 1953 all-time classic sci-fi epic "It Came From Outer Space"

It Came from Outer Space

Director: Jack Arnold

Year: 1953     Run Time: 81 min

A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

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