The life of iconic movie star Humphrey Bogart is given the bio-pic treatment, in the shoddy, unremarkable 1980 tv movie Bogie.
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 notorious crimes ever committed.
A review of the 1999 film RKO 281 starring Liev Schreiber, John Malkovich, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith & Roy Scheider, about the making of Citizen Kane and the battle that ensued between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst
A review of the 1985 TV movie Terror At London Bridge (aka Bridge Across Time), starring David Hasselhoff, Stepfanie Kramer, Adrienne Barbeu and Lane Smith
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 between Jay Leno and David Letterman after Johnny Carson retires
A review of the 1990 TV movie Leona Helsley: The Queen of Mean, starring Suzanne Pleshette, Jeff Bridges and Joe Regalbuto
A review of the 1986 TV-Movie Murrow starring Dabney Coleman and Daniel J. Travanti as Edward R. Murrow
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
A review of the 1979 television mini-series S.O.S. Titanic starring Susan St. James, David Warner, David Janssen, Ian Holm and Cloris Leachman
A review of the 2005 TV movie The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy about the life of Robin Williams and his breakthrough role on the popular television show
A review of the 2003 TV-movie The Unauthorized Story of Three’s Company that recounts the making of the hit show and all the drama behind the scenes
A review of the 2014 television mini-series Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond about the life of James Bond author Ian Fleming
A review of the 2012 docudrama The Girl about the abuse inflicted onto actress Tippi Hedren by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Sienna Miller and Toby Jones