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The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

Tammy Faye (Jessica Chastain) and Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield) meet as chipmunk-cheeked cheery Bible students who want to emphasize Jesus’ love versus the typical sin-and-hellfire style of preaching. They are mutually enraptured, marry almost immediately (getting them booted from their Bible college) and start a Christian children’s TV show involving Tammy’s homemade puppets made out …

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Radioactive (2020)

It is hard to believe that a modern major motion picture has never been made about the fascinating, celebrated Marie Skłodowska Curie. Her discoveries of radium and polonium and her groundbreaking experiments in physics won her not one, but two Nobel prizes (the first with husband Pierre, the second one alone) in a time where …

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I Know Where I’m Going: Katharine Hepburn, A Personal Biography

I Know Where I’m Going is allegedly based on a series of recordings made over many years.  It is self-proclaimed as “the most intimate and personal biography ever published of Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn.” It is, in my opinion, a complete work of fiction.  The book starts out with Hepburn recounting the death of her …

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