Tag Archives: Career

Jackie Robinson (2016) Rated TV-PG

A documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Starring Keith David and Jamie Foxx. This documentary is one of Ken Burns’ miniseries. Burns does what he does best … Continue reading

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The Catch (ABC) Rated TV-14

This show follows a private detective whose specialty is exposing fraud but falls for a man whose career is fraud. Starring Mireille Enos, Peter Krause, and Jay Hayden. This is the best cat and mouse game on television, but who’s … Continue reading

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Genius Aretha (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

Aretha Franklin’s relationship between her father, her marriage, and her music career are depicted. Starring Cynthia Erivo, Malcolm Barrett, and Patrice Covington. This series is touted as the best of the Genius anthology, but I hate to say it – … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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Burnt (2015) Rated R

A top chef has destroyed his career with drugs and an ego. After he cleans up, he heads back to London to redeem himself at a restaurant that’s working on getting three Michelin stars. Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, and Daniel … 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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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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Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On (A&E) Rated NR

A look at the life of Garth Brooks from the start of his career to now. Starring Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. Brooks and his family open up about their life and his career in this documentary. What we learn … Continue reading

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