Tag Archives: fame

A Star is Born (1937) Rated NR

A young woman comes to Hollywood and dreams of stardom but only achieves the fame with an alcoholic, former leading man whose stardom is behind him. Starring Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, and Menjou. The first version of A Star is … Continue reading

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Hero (2014) Rated NR

A little league coach pursues fame and fortune, which causes broken relationships around him, including his relationship with his son. Determined to fix those relationships, he starts a new little league team of fathers and sons. Starring Burgess Jenkins, Mark … Continue reading

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The Personality Kid (1934) Rated NR

Ritzy McCarty is a professional fighter who is managed by his wife, Joan. She wants him to continue fighting only until they have money, but he wants more. Starring Pat O’Brien, Glenda Farrell, and Claire Dodd. This is just a snippet … Continue reading

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Happy Together (CBS) Rated TV-PG

Claire and Jake’s married life is routine until megastar Cooper shows up at their door. Starring Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West, and Stephnie Weir. This is a cute, funny show about a married couple whose life is spiced up when … Continue reading

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Meet the Peetes (Hallmark) Rated TV-G

This reality series follows the Peetes as they raise their kids, work on their charity, and live with Holly’s mother. Starring Rodney Peete Jr., Rodney Peete, Dolores Robinson. This series is structured like a typical reality TV show, with one notable … Continue reading

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I Saw the Light (2015) Rated R

The story of Hank Williams’ short life, including his rise to fame and the impact it had on his health. Based on the book, Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William MacEwen. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Amy (2015) Rated R

A documentary on Amy Winehouse through archival footage. Starring Amy Winehouse, Lauren Gilbert, Juliette Ashby. This film is interesting, to say the least. It tells the life story of Amy Winehouse’s rise to fame through the use of home videos. … Continue reading

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The Astronaut Wives Club (ABC) Rated NR

The Astronaut Wives tells the true story of the women who stood beside their men during the space race. Based on Lily Koppel’s book, The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable, … Continue reading

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Whitney (2015) Rated TV-14

Chronicles Whitney Houston’s fame and her relationship with Bobby Brown. Starring Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolonda Ross This film is a poor representative of who Whitney was. I didn’t know her but this just didn’t do her life justice. We see … Continue reading

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) Rated PG-13

A magician who performs a show that’s stale must improve for a younger audience. Starring Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Alan Arkin, Jay Mohr When I watched the trailer to this film, I thought, “This film … Continue reading

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