Category Archives: Biography

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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Mad Mel: The Rise and Fall of a Hollywood Icon (2010) Rated NR

A look at the rise and fall of Mel Gibson in Hollywood. Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Mel Gibson. This is a journalist’s view on the rise and fall of Gibson’s career in Hollywood. It’s the opinions of these journalists … Continue reading

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Merle Haggard: Salute to A Country Legend (2020) Rated TV-PG

This TV special gives us the highlights from the one night concert on Merle Haggard’s 80th birthday showcasing his music. Starring Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, and Billy Gibbons. This TV special is just a concert of Haggard’s music performed by … Continue reading

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A&E Biography: Kenny Rogers (2020) Rated TV-PG

A biography of Kenny Rogers, where friends and family are interviewed mixed with his farewell performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Starring Charles Esten, Idina Menzel, and Dolly Parton. This is a wonderful look back at the life and career of Kenny … Continue reading

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Biography: Jeff Foxworthy – Stand Up Guy (2019) Rated TV-PG

A documentary that showcases the life of Jeff Foxworthy as he gains success allowing “rednecks” to poke fun at themselves. Starring Larry Burns, Johnny Carson, and Bill Engvall. This documentary gives us a glimpse of who Jeff Foxworthy is – … Continue reading

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