Category Archives: Biography

The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) Rated TV-PG

Six unknown actors are cast in the hit tv show, Saved by the Bell, where they must learn to deal with the spotlight and grow up under it. Based on the book Behind the Bell by  Dustin Diamond. Starring Sam Kindseth, … Continue reading

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October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

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Cleveland Abduction (2015) Rated TV-14

A single mother is the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro and spends 11 years in captivity before she is rescued. Starring Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, and Katie Sarife. This film is based on the true story of Michelle Knight, … Continue reading

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Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Driven (2018) Rated R

A drama about John DeLorean and his friendship with Jim Hoffman, an FBI informant. Starring Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, and Jason Sudeikis. I’m not sure how much truth there is to this story, but the film doesn’t have the best … Continue reading

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Broke and Famous (Reelz) Rated TV-PG

When celebrities get rich and famous, the money rolls in, but when money management and career problems intersect, the money dries up. Starring Paul Lalonde, Wyatt Dorion, and Carmine Iacono. This show follows the rise of the celebrity to the … Continue reading

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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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