Tag Archives: mental illness

Love & Mercy (2014) Rated PG-13

 In the 60s, The Beach Boys’ leader, Brian Wilson, struggles with his mental illness while writing the song, “Love & Mercy.” Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack, and Elizabeth Banks. This film bounces back and forth between two periods in Wilson’s … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015) Rated TV-MA

A miniseries that chronicles the life of Marilyn Monroe as she juggled her private secrets with her public image. Based on the book,  The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. Starring Susan Sarandon, Kelli Garner, Embeth Davidtz, Giacomo Gianniotti I … Continue reading

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The Beaver (2011)

Rated PG-13 Suffering from depression, Walter Black uses a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. Starring Mel Gibson, Cherry Jones, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin I thought this was a well done film. The acting was superb. … Continue reading

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Raintree County (1957)

Rated NR A Southern belle lures a young pacifist from his high school sweetheart. Then the Civil War breaks out and the belle’s past comes back to haunt them. Starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint At first, you … Continue reading

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Ron Howard, Director

 Apollo 13 (1995) Rated PG Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard’s chronicle of this true-life story, which turns a failed journey into … Continue reading

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Josh Lucas

 A Beautiful Mind (2001) Rated PG-13 John Forbes Nash Jr. was a brilliant economist — when his mind was clear. But life changed forever with the revelation that he was schizophrenic, although his brilliance persisted amidst the anguish his mental … Continue reading

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