Category: Biography

Dangerous Beauty (1998) 7.2

Dangerous Beauty (1998)

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Storyline:In 16th century Venice, courtesans enjoy unique privileges: dressed richly in red, they read, compose poetry and music, and discuss affairs of state with the men who govern the Republic. When Veronica Franco...

Reunification (2015) 8.5

Reunification (2015)

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Storyline:Between faded family photographs, old video footage, and interviews collected through the years, Alvin Tsang's REUNIFICATION bears the look and feel of a documentary that's taken decades to produce. Perhaps ...

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (2015) 6

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (2015)

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Storyline:CODE documentary exposes the dearth of female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more...

The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) 7.3

The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

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Storyline:A few short hours after President Lincoln has been assassinated, Dr. Samuel Mudd gives medical treatment to a wounded man who shows up at his door. Mudd has no idea that the president is dead and that he is ...

Wild Bill (1995) 5.9

Wild Bill (1995)

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Storyline:Maverick Writer and Director Walter Hill's version of the famous Wild Bill Hickok legend is a dreamscape western that is told entirely in flashback. Hickok's friend Charley Prince (Sir John Hurt) narrates th...

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story (2010) 7.1

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story (2010)

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Storyline:A documentary and testimonial to producer Arif Mardin's life. It encompasses interviews with many of the stars that he helped create as well as photographs, home footage and a story that built the hits that ...

The Village of Peace (2014) 7.5

The Village of Peace (2014)

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Storyline:The Village of Peace reveals the untold story of the African Hebrew Israelites, an incredible group originally from Chicago, now thriving in the Israeli desert. The stories and perspectives of four Village m...

The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (2014) 7.4

The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (2014)

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Storyline:A documentary that explores Bob Weirs life, through the Grateful Dead, Ratdog, and his childhood.User Reviews: My 200th review here had to be about this fantastic band and this great musician who rocked the ...

Pablo (2012) 6.6

Pablo (2012)

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Storyline:Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of "famous unknown" Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to his current home, in...

The Fighting 69th (1940) 6.7

The Fighting 69th (1940)

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Storyline:"The Fighting 69th" is a First World War regiment of mostly New York-Irish soldiers. Amongst a cocky crew, perhaps the cockiest is Jerry Plunkett, a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officer...

The Himalayas (2015) 6.4

The Himalayas (2015)

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Storyline:Following a grueling climb up Kanchenjunga, Hong-gil and Mu-taek become fast friends and partners in climb. The peak of their professional careers comes when they become the 14th team to scale the Himalayas....

Seven Cities of Gold (1955) 6

Seven Cities of Gold (1955)

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Storyline:In the eighteenth century, a Spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigines, but perhaps a divine in...

Private Parts (1997) 6.9

Private Parts (1997)

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Storyline:Having always wanted to be a disc-jockey, Howard Stern works his way painfully from radio at his 1970's college to a Detroit station. It is with a move to Washington that he hits on an outrageous off-the-wal...

Facing Ali (2009) 8

Facing Ali (2009)

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Storyline:The life and career of Muhammad Ali (1942- ) as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. Boxers who fought him describe what led up to...

The Real Miyagi (2015) 7.2

The Real Miyagi (2015)

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Storyline:The life of Fumio Demura, the greatest karate master of a generation.User Reviews: The Real Miyagi (2015) is a wonderful documentary by Kevin Derek about the life of one of the greatest karate masters of all...

Nick Nolte: No Exit (2008) 6.6

Nick Nolte: No Exit (2008)

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Storyline:Via computer conferencing, a clean-shaven journalist, in crisp blue shirt, expensive cream jacket, and matching wide-brimmed hat, played by Nick Nolte, interviews a florid-faced underdressed, slightly unkemp...

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986) 6.4

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

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Storyline:In this film that closely parallels his own life story, Richard Pryor plays Jo Jo Dancer, a popular stand-up comedian who has severely burned himself in a drug incident. As he lies unconscious in a hospital,...

A Song to Remember (1945) 6.7

A Song to Remember (1945)

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Storyline:Prof. Joseph Elsner guides his protégé Frydryk Chopin through his formative years to early adulthood in Poland. At a recital in a duke's home Chopin insults the new Russian-installed governor, and must flee ...

Barefoot Gen (1983) 8

Barefoot Gen (1983)

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Storyline:Gen and his family are living in Hiroshima as Japan nears the end of World War II. Gen's father has come to believe that the war is unwinnable, thus earning the wrath of the town officials and, in turn, disc...

Judy (2019) 7.2

Judy (2019)

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Storyline:Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.User Reviews: Greetings again from the darkness. It's been 80 years since THE WIZARD OF OZ wa...

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) 7.5

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

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Storyline:The abuse Rocky Barbella endures at the hand of his father and subsequent run-ins with the law lead him in and out of detention centers and prisons. When it seems he has it together, Rocky is drafted but, re...

The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) 6.8

The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

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Storyline:The true story of Christopher Boyce, a young All-American man whose job as a guard for sensitive documents shatters his faith in his country and leads him to a sometimes comic, sometimes chilling sideline as...

Mala Mala (2014) 6.7

Mala Mala (2014)

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Storyline:A documentary about the power of transformation told through the eyes of 9 trans-identifying individuals in Puerto Rico.User Reviews: What an incredible and important film. Especially in the wake of gay marr...

Into the Storm (TV Movie 2009) 7.1

Into the Storm (TV Movie 2009)

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Storyline:Winston Churchill is named Prime Minister on the very day the Nazis launch their invasion of the low countries and France. The immediate concern is the fate of the British Expeditionary Force now trapped wit...

Subedar Joginder Singh (2018) 7.3

Subedar Joginder Singh (2018)

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Storyline:It is a biographical feature film on India's Highest Wartime Gallantry Award - Param Vir Chakra winner Subedar Joginder Singh. He fought three wars (as per records) for India before achieving martyrdom in th...

Jeanne Eagels (1957) 6.3

Jeanne Eagels (1957)

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Storyline:A largely fictionalized account of the career of actress Jeanne Eagels, whose fame was both on stage and on the screen in the 1910s and 1920s, is presented. After losing in a rigged carnival beauty pageant, ...

Aterro (2011) 7.7

Aterro (2011)

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Storyline:Landfill is a documentary that emerged from the perception of a paradox in relation to litter. While most people want to get rid of it, I met some ladies, pioneers of recycling, that they miss the trash from...

Trumbo (2007) 7.4

Trumbo (2007)

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Storyline:Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. Trumbo was one of s...

Kiss and Cry (2017) 6.8

Kiss and Cry (2017)

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Storyline:A truly touching story consisting of a smart, talented girl whose dreams come to a stop because it is discovered she has a rare form of throat cancer. Her family and her boyfriend John help her through every...

The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955) 6.5

The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)

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Storyline:It's the early twentieth century New York City. There exists a high level of animosity by Harry Thaw, a wealthy Pittsburgh businessman, toward renowned architect Stanford White for Harry feeling those dealin...