Category Archives: Biography

Adele One Night Only (2021) Rated NR

 A primetime special where Adele gives a concert with some of her new material and clips of an interview with Oprah. Starring Adele, Oprah Winfrey, and James Corden.  I’ll start this review with a statement that this is my opinion … Continue reading

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Hillary (PBS) Rated NR

 The biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, who grew up in a strict family but set his own path to climb mountains. Starring Andrew Munro, Dean O’Gorman, and Amy Usherwood.  The first episode is confusing as it jumps around the timeframe … Continue reading

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Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal (2018) Rated NR

A documentary on the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth during the social changes of the 60s and 70s. Starring Craig Brown, Anne de Courcy, and Lady Glenconner.  This film documents the life of Princess Margaret, the spare heir. We see … Continue reading

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Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special (2021) Rated NR

 A chronological telling of William Randolph Hearst’s life and media empire. Starring Peter Krause, Robert Chiles, and Stephen Hearst.  This is a brilliant documentary that exposes how our modern media began, and it’s salacious. It also highlights the politicalness of the times … Continue reading

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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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