Category Archives: Based on a true story

Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996) Rated TV-PG

A father is wrongfully convicted, and his children travel to Washington D.C. seeking his release in time for Christmas. Starring Diana Scarwid, Robert Urich, and Tegan Moss. This is a heartwarming true story of siblings who travel to Washington during The … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Based on a true story, Christmas Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Australian Films, Based on a true story, Biography, Crime, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

7 Days in Entebbe (2018) Rated PG-13

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and the daring rescue mission that followed. Starring Batsheva Dance Company, Zina Zinchenko, Ben Schnetzer, Daniel Brühl, and Rosamund Pike. This … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Based on a true story, British Films, Crime, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winchester (2018) Rated PG-13

Sarah Winchester, the widow of the late Winchester dynasty, builds her mansion for the souls that have been harmed by the rifle her family made. Starring Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, and Finn Scicluna-O’Prey. This film is based on the true story … Continue reading

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The Disaster Artist (2017) Rated R

Greg Sestero, an aspiring actor, meets mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class. They become fast friends, each aspiring to make a film. Based on the book, The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Based on a novel, Based on a true story, Biography, comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Long Road Home (2017) Rated NR

 The American forces in Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood. Based on the book by Martha Raddatz. Starring E.J. Bonilla, Darius Homayoun, Jon Beavers, Josh Blaylock, Joey Luthman, Jorge Diaz, Franklin Silverio, Joshua Brennan, Thomas McDonell, Devonne Palmer, Charlie Parrish, Micah Pediford, Devyn Placide, Ian Quinlan, Carter Redwood, Alex Ross, Nirav Sevak, Ezekiel Z. Swinford. This … Continue reading

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Royal Wives at War (2016) Rated PG

 The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson reminisce the year, 1936, when King Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loves. Starring Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring This film incorporates dramatic scenes with actors portraying the characters and giving interviews about … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Based on a true story, British Films, films, historical, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mother Teresa (2003) Rated NR

 Based on the life of Mother Teresa, a simple nun whose calling and faith lead her to the poor, the lepers, the dying, and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta. Starring Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio. I didn’t come to … Continue reading

Posted in 2003, Based on a true story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, Spanish Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment