Category Archives: Biography

Big Miracle (2012) Rated PG

A reporter and his girlfriend try to save a trio of whales stuck in the ice of Alaska. Starring John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney, John Chase, John Krasinski, Drew Barrymore, and Ted Danson. I remember following the TV reports about these whales. The … Continue reading

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Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart (2016) Rated TV-PG

The Lifetime film of the life of Toni Braxton. Starring Tiffany Hines, Lex Scott Davis, and Celeste Sully. I was surprised by how bad this film was. I know it was a Lifetime film, but I thought it would have … Continue reading

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Silent Night (2012) Rated NR

A film based on the story behind the Christmas song, Silent Night. A priest in a small Austrian small town is full of ideas and writes a new carol. Starring Carsten Clemens, Markus von Lingen, and Janina Elkin. I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne (2020) Rated TV-14

Ozzy Osbourne is the quintessential rock ‘n roller, but there were many lives of Ozzy through his five decades of performing. This show documents his life. Starring Geezer Butler, Ice-T, and Tony Iommi. This show tells the ups and downs of Ozzy Osbourne’s … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter (Epix) Rated TV-MA

It’s been over 50 years since Charles Manson and his followers committed their heinous crimes. This miniseries tells the story of Manson from his childhood through his crimes with interviews from the people who knew him and those that witnessed his … Continue reading

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Just Mercy (2019) Rated PG-13

A civil rights lawyer takes on a case of a condemned man on death row. Based on the book and true story of Bryan Stevenson. Starring Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., and Michael Harding. This film isn’t the best written, … Continue reading

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Every Act of Life (2018) Rated NR

The film follows the life of playwright Terrence McNally, his groundbreaking plays and musicals, philanthropy, addiction, recovery, and fight for love. Starring F. Murray Abraham, Lynn Ahrens, and Jon Robin Baitz. This is a brilliant documentary on the life of Terrence … Continue reading

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The Vote (2020) Rated PG

The vote chronicles the campaign for women’s right to vote. Starring Kate Burton, Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, Patricia Clarkson, and Mae Whitman. This year marks the one-hundredth year since the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women’s right to vote. … Continue reading

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Richard Jewell (2019) Rated R

American security guard, Richard Jewell, goes from hero to suspect in the 1996 Centennial Park bombing. Starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, and Brandon Stanley. This film showcases how the 1996 Centennial Park bombing transformed Jewell’s life. Jewell was always … Continue reading

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Selma (2014) Rated PG-13

Selma chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal rights by marching between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and Jim France. There is a lot going for this film. It’s a great … Continue reading

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