Category Archives: Biography

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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First Man (2018) Rated PG-13

 A film that looks at the life of astronaut, Neil Armstrong, as he prepares for the mission to the moon, on July 20, 1969. Based on the book, First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, by  James R. Hansen. … Continue reading

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A Private War (2018) Rated R

War correspondent, Marie Colvin, traveled the world in war-torn countries to give voice to the voiceless; with her photographer, she embarks on the assignment to Homs. Starring Rosamund Pike, Greg Wise, and Alexandra Moen. The film is based on a Vanity Fair … Continue reading

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Blue Caprice (2013) Rated R

A boy is drawn to America and a dangerous father figure, inspired by the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Starring Tequan Richmond, April Yvette Thompson, and Isaiah Washington. This film tells the story of Lee Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, how they met, how … Continue reading

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Phil Spector (2013) Rated TV-MA

A film that centers on the relationship between Phil Spector and his lawyer, Linda Kenney Baden, during the trial of the murder of Lana Clarkson. Starring Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, and Jeffrey Tambor. It’s not the best film based on a true … Continue reading

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Nine Days That Changed the World (2010) Rated NR

A documentary of the role that Pope John Paul II had in the fall of Communism in Europe and the rise of the labor union, Solidarity. Starring Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich, and Pope John Paul II. This documentary follows the forgotten … Continue reading

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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Rated PG-13

When the war ends, the battle begins. When Louis Zamperini comes home from the war, he meets, falls in love with, and marries his love. The battle begins – the guilt and PTSD from the war take a toll on … Continue reading

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