Category Archives: Biography

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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Son of God (2014) Rated PG-13

The life of Jesus is depicted from his birth through his crucifixion and resurrection. Starring Diogo Morgado, Greg Hicks, and Adrian Schiller. I struggled with this sequel to The Bible film last year. The Bible was done well; this one was … Continue reading

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Diana (2013) Rated PG-13

A film chronicles the last two years of Diana’s life. Starring Naomi Watts, Cas Anvar, and Charles Edwards. This film focuses on the relationship between Princess Diana and Dr. Hasnat Khan. The focus is on the love story between the … Continue reading

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Rated R

Writer Lee Israel is down on her luck with her writing when she discovers a way to make money by forging other writers’ letters. Based on the book, Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee … Continue reading

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