Category: Docudrama

Chappaquiddick 2017 Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy

Chappaquiddick (2018) – A Review

A review of the 2017 docudrama Chappaquiddick starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Jim Gaffigan, about the 1969 car accident by Ted Kennedy that left Mary Jo Kopechne dead

Bogie 1980 tv movie Kevin O'Connor Humphrey Bogart Kathryn Harrold Lauren Bacall

Bogie (1980) – A Review

The life of iconic movie star Humphrey Bogart is given the bio-pic treatment, in the shoddy, unremarkable 1980 tv movie Bogie.

Helter Skelter 1976 television movie Steve Railsback as Charles Manson

Helter Skelter (1976) – A Review

The ambitious 1976 television movie Helter Skelter, based on Vincent Bugliosi’s book about the murders committed by Charles Manson and his followers. The film recounts the investigation and trial of one of the most gruesome crimes ever committed.

RKO 281 1999 movie Battle Over Citizen Kane Orson Welles

RKO 281 (1999) – A Review

A review of the 1999 film RKO 281 starring Live Schreiber, John Malkovich, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith & Roy Scheider, about the making of Citizen Kane

The Late Shift 1996 movie Daniel Roebuck John Michael Higgins Jay Leno David Letterman

The Late Shift (1996) – A Review

A review of the 1996 television film The Late Shift, starring John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates and Rich Little, about the battle for hosting The Tonight Show by Jay Leno and David Letterman after Johnny Carson retires

The Founder 2016 Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc

The Founder (2016) – A Review

A review of the 2016 biographical drama The Founder about the creation of McDonalds, starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman & John Carroll Lynch

Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin

Chaplin (1992) – A Review

A review of the 1992 biographical film Chaplin starring Robert Downey Jr., Diane Lane, Marisa Tomei, Dan Aykroyd, Kevin Kline, Moira Kelly & Anthony Hopkins

Executive Action 1973 JFK assassination conspiracy movie

Executive Action (1973) – A Review

A review of the 1973 film Executive Action starring Burt Lancaster and Robert Ryan, which dramatizes the possible conspiracy of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

21 Hours At Munich 1976 docudrama

21 Hours At Munich (1976) – A Review

A review of the 1976 docudrama 21 Hours At Munich that recounts the terrorism that took place at the 1972 Munich Olympics, starring William Holden

The Deadly Tower 1975 TV Movie Kurt Russell as Charles Whitman

The Deadly Tower (1975) – A Review

A review of the 1975 TV-Movie The Deadly Tower about Charles Whitman’s shooting rampage on the campus of University of Texas, starring Kurt Russell

Clint Eastwood Escape From Alcatraz 1979 prison escape movie

Escape From Alcatraz (1979) – A Review

A review of the 1979 prison escape drama Escape From Alcatraz based on a true story, starring Clint Eastwood and Patrick McGoohan, directed by Don Siegel