Category Archives: Biography

Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Driven (2018) Rated R

A drama about John DeLorean and his friendship with Jim Hoffman, an FBI informant. Starring Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, and Jason Sudeikis. I’m not sure how much truth there is to this story, but the film doesn’t have the best … Continue reading

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Broke and Famous (Reelz) Rated TV-PG

When celebrities get rich and famous, the money rolls in, but when money management and career problems intersect, the money dries up. Starring Paul Lalonde, Wyatt Dorion, and Carmine Iacono. This show follows the rise of the celebrity to the … Continue reading

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Space Men (PBS) Rated TV-PG

U.S. Air Force pilots and scientists work at starting the United States space program. Starring Francis French and Michael Murphy. This episode tells the story of Project Manhigh, where the first Air Force pilots and scientists lay the groundwork to … Continue reading

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Elway to Marino (2013) Rated TV-G

In the spring of 1983, six quarterbacks are selected in the first round of drafts, the most ever with Elway, the first, to Marino, the sixth. Starring Tom Selleck, Ernie Accorsi, and Bruce Allen. This documentary covers the 1983 draft … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail (1940) Rated NR

In 1854, a group of graduates from West Point heads out to Kansas, where they’ll keep the peace, so the railroad construction continues onto Santa Fe. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Raymond Massey. The film is about the … Continue reading

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Jesus: His Life (History) Rated TV-PG

This documentary retells the story of Jesus’ life through the eyes of the people around him, explained with a historically and biblically accurate perspective. Starring Houda Echouafni, Cassie Bradley, and Greg Barnett. This tv show presents both a dramatic retelling … Continue reading

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Dolores (2017) Rated NR

A documentary that focuses on Dolores Huerta, who was a wife and mother that helped start the farmer’s union in the 1950s. Starring Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, and Luis Valdez. Dolores, along with Cesar Chavez, is a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Jersey Boys (2014) Rated R

The story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who join to form the group, The Four Seasons. Starring Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, and Steve Schirripa. I saw the Broadway show of this film a year … Continue reading

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Stan & Ollie (2018) Rated PG

Laurel and Hardy used to be the world’s famous comedic duo, but they try to reignite their act on what becomes their last tour together. Starring Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, and Shirley Henderson. Seriously, this film leaves much to … Continue reading

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