The Fabelmans

For years I’ve been waiting for Steven Spielberg to write an autobiography. I should have known that it would be in movie form! The Fabelmans was co-written and directed by Spielberg and is based on his childhood. It follows the fictitious Fabelman family from the 1950s to the late 60s, specifically from young Sammy’s perspective. … Continue reading The Fabelmans

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

Warning: show depicts drug use in some episodes Number of episodes: 10 1980, the year the underdogs of the NBA won it all. From Jerry Buss buying the team to the final game in Philly, this limited series shows just how they pulled it off. Full of behind-the-scenes drama (some dramatized) you learn just what … Continue reading Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

The Girl From Plainville

Warning: suicide and eating disorder are depicted in episodes Number of episodes: 8 Based on the true story as seen in the HBO documentary I Love You, Now Die, Michelle Carter loves her boyfriend so much that she encourages him to commit suicide. Played by Elle Fanning, who nails her terrible eyebrows perfectly, you see … Continue reading The Girl From Plainville

The Dropout

Warning: an episode depicts sexual assault Number of episodes: 8 Theranos, a Silicon Valley wonder-kin that seemed too good to be true. Well, they were right. Spearheaded by a charismatic and headstrong young woman, Elizabeth Holmes, what started as a concept by a college dropout turned into a billion-dollar company built on lies. Amanda Seyfried … Continue reading The Dropout

Home Team

Adam Sandler Productions strike again! Kevin James gets in trouble with the NFL and starts coaching his son’s football team. Based on the true story of Sean Payton’s 2012 season-long suspension from the New Orlean Saints. The pouty werewolf from Twilight Taylor Lautner plays the assistant coach and Rob Snyder the new husband of Payton’s … Continue reading Home Team

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Televangelists. People “chosen to do God's work” by asking for donations while preaching on tv. Sound wacky? Well not for Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. The two were some of the country's most popular televangelists in the 80s until the scandal broke and disrupted their perfect image. Filmed from Tammy’s perspective you see the fame, … Continue reading The Eyes of Tammy Faye