Sprinter Eric Liddell\’s Life after Olympic Glory Chronicled in Bittersweet Biopic

Chariots of Fire (1981) chronicled the real-life exploits of Eric Henry Liddell (1902-1945), aka \

DVD Features True Case of Justice Delayed   

In the spring of 1980, Colin Warner (Lakeith Stanfield) was wrongfully accused of murder on the streets of Brooklyn by a 15 year-old juvenile delinquent (Skylan Brooks) who picked him out of a photo lineup provided by the police. That supposed \

Biopic Chronicling Career of Forgotten Jewish Philanthropist Released on DVD

Julius Rosenwald was born on August 12, 1862 in Springfield, Illinois to a couple of German-Jewish immigrants who met each other in the U.S. His father was a traveling salesman who plied his trade by foot until he was able to save enough money to afford a horse.

SNL’s Kyle Mooney Stars as Clueless Kidnap Victim in Poignant Character Portrait   

Brigsby Bear revolves around an age-old premise that\’s tough to establish and maintain convincingly, namely, the plight of a sheltered protagonist blissfully unaware of reality. Four films come quickly to mind which succeeded at

Documentary Revisits Police Shooting That Launched Black Lives Matter Movement

On August 9, 2014, Mike Brown was shot a half-dozen times by police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly-black suburb of St. Louis. Because several eyewitnesses said the 18 year-old had his hands up at

Bebop Biopic Recounts Jazz Legend’s Murder in Nightclub by Jealous Wife

Legendary jazz great Lee Morgan (1938-1972) was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received his first trumpet as a gift from his sister on his 13th birthday.

Shocking Exposé Revisits Malicious Prosecution of Asian-American Bankers

  Abacus: Small Enough to Jail DVD Review by Kam Williams Shocking Exposé Revisits Malicious Prosecution of Asian-American Bankers Asian-Americans are often referred to as the “model minority” because of their  success in the U.S. despite the existence of discrimination which has crippled other ethnic groups. However, the label has also led many a racist […]

George Lopez Tops Standup Tour Entertaining Troops Overseas

  For over 50 years, Bob Hope served as emcee of the USO tour traveling overseas to entertain the troops. From World War II through Operation Desert Storm, Hope never hesitated to put himself in harm\’s way. The well-received shows proved to be pretty popular back home, too, where they aired periodically on NBC.

Extraordinary Emily Dickinson Biopic Available on Home Video

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) had less than a dozen of her 1,800 poems published, while she was still alive. Since she was only appreciated posthumously, it makes sense that a movie about her life might revolve around something other than the literary prowess that went unrecognized by her contemporaries.

Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale Co-Star in WWI Docudrama

It\’s Eastern Turkey in 1914, which is where we find druggist Mikael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac) plying his trade in his half-Armenian/half-Turkish village where Christians and Muslims get along swell. The ambitious, young apothecary would really rather be a doctor, so he strategically courts a neighbor (Angela Sarafyan) from a relatively-wealthy family just for the dowry.

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