Category Archives: Biography

O.J. : Made in America (2016) Rated TV-MA

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson while exploring race and celebrity in America. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, and Muhammad Ali. I thought this is an interesting look at how O.J. grew up and how race … Continue reading

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No Man of God (2021) Rated NR

 The film takes us into the relationship between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy during his final years on death row. Starring Elijah Wood, Luke Kirby, and Aleksa Palladino.  I was hoping for more insight into Bundy … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven (2016) Rated PG

This film follows the incredible true story of the Beam family. Based on the book Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Wilson Beam. Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, and Martin Henderson. This is … Continue reading

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Eddie the Eagle (2015) Rated PG-13

The film is based on the life of Eddie Edwards, who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Starring Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Taron Egerton, and Hugh Jackman. This film is one of those underdog true life … Continue reading

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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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The 33 (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on real life events when a gold and copper mine collapses and traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. This film is based on the true events of the 33 miners … Continue reading

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Race (2016) Rated PG-13

Jesse Owens becomes the greatest track and field athlete in history and is thrust into the spotlight in the 1936 Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. This film is a typical sports film … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson (2016) Rated TV-PG

A documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Starring Keith David and Jamie Foxx. This documentary is one of Ken Burns’ miniseries. Burns does what he does best … Continue reading

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Confronting A Serial Killer (Starz) Rated TV-MA

This documentary follows the relationship between author Jillian Lauren and serial killer Sam Little. Starring Jillian Lauren, Alena Acker, and Jerome Fontenette. This series leans more to the author’s side than actually listening to Little’s crimes. We tend to hear … Continue reading

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The Big Short (2015) Rated R

In 2006, a group of investors bet against the mortgage market, and while researching, they discover how corrupt the market really is. Starring Ryan Gosling, Rudy Eisenzopf, and Casey Groves. This film covers a topic that is not understandable for … Continue reading

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