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Door To Door

    Genre: Drama, True Story Jop’s Rating: 10/10   William H. Macy gives a flawless performance in this true story about a dedicated man Bill Porter, who overcame disabilities with the dreams of following in his fathers footsteps and becoming a… Continue Reading →

Hollywoodland (2006)

    Grenre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 7/10 Ben Affleck and Dianne Lane are truly incredible and believable as they portray the characters based on the true story of Hollywood’s most notorious unsolved mystery of George Reeves, the first and original Superman… Continue Reading →

Walking Tall Trilogy (1973, 1975, 1977)

Genre: Drama, True Story Jop’s Rating: 8/10 This true story is based on the life events of 1973’s Sheriff Buford Pusser featuring actor Joe Don Baker. After being cheated; wounded in a casino and left for dead, he is also… Continue Reading →

Frankie and Alice (2010)

  Genre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 10/10     Halle Berry will captivate and charm you in this true story about a 1970’s go-go dancer who finds she is spending money without the knowledge of it and starts ending up in… Continue Reading →

Awakenings (1990)

  Genre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 10/10 Awakenings is a true story and with the vision of director Penny Marshall, dramatic humor of the late great Robin Williams and the superb art form of Robert Di Nero we are lead into the… Continue Reading →

Cadillac Records (2008)

      Genre: Drama Jop’s Rating: 8/10     This film is about the start of the small record studio Cadillac Records and it’s owner Leonard Chess and began the careers of America’s blues legends  Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Etta James,… Continue Reading →

Mask (1985)

Genre:  Drama, Biography Jop’s Rating: 10/10 Mask has my all time favorite two actors Cher and Sam Elliot in this film, along with Eric Stotlz as Rocky Dennis.  Cher won an Oscar for this true story and Eric’s Make Up won also…. Continue Reading →

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