Category Archives: Biography

Hacksaw Ridge

Action / Thriller Biography Drama In Limbo Oscar Nominees


Rating: R
Runtime: 131 minutes
Director: Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Apocalypto)
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Rachel Griffiths, Hugo Weaving
Theatrical Release: November 4, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin battles her way to the front lines with the non-violent hero in Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge.


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Sully

Biography Drama On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 95 minutes
Director: Clint Eastwood (American Sniper, Invictus)
Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
Theatrical Release: September 9, 2016
Blu-ray Release: December 20, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin explores the Miracle on the Hudson with Clint Eastwood’s Sully.


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Hands of Stone

Biography Drama In Limbo


Rating: R
Runtime: 105 minutes
Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz (Ships of Hope, Secuestro Express)
Cast: Edgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro, Usher Raymond, Ana de Armas
Theatrical Release: August 26, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin steps into the ring with a legendary boxer and his trainer in Hands of Stone.


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Florence Foster Jenkins

Biography Comedy Drama In Limbo


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 110 minutes
Director: Stephen Frears (Philomena, High Fidelity)
Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson
Theatrical Release: August 12, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin sings along with Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins.


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Free State of Jones

Biography Drama On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: R
Runtime: 139 minutes
Director: Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit)
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell
Theatrical Release: June 24, 2016
Blu-ray Release: September 20, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin joins the battle against the Confederate army with Matthew McConaughey in Free State of Jones.


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The Man Who Knew Infinity

Biography Drama On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 108 minutes
Director: Matthew Brown (Ropewalk)
Cast: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones
Theatrical Release: April 29, 2016 (limited)
Blu-ray Release: August 23, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin meets a lesser-known mathematical genius in The Man Who Knew Infinity.


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Miles Ahead

Biography Drama On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: R
Runtime: 100 minutes
Director: Don Cheadle
Cast: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi
Theatrical Release: April 1, 2016 (limited)
Blu-ray Release: July 19, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin goes on an unexpected adventure with jazz legend Miles Davis in Miles Ahead.


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I Saw the Light

Biography Drama Musical On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: R
Runtime: 123 minutes
Director: Marc Abraham (Flash of Genius)
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen
Theatrical Release: March 25, 2016 (limited)
Blu-ray Release: July 5, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin sings along with the hits in the Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light.


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Miracles from Heaven

Biography Drama On Blu-ray / DVD


Rating: PG
Runtime: 109 minutes
Director: Patricia Riggen (The 33, Girl in Progess)
Cast: Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson, Queen Latifah
Theatrical Release: March 16, 2016
Blu-ray Release: July 12, 2016

On this episode of Reel Discovery, Kristin breaks out the tissues for faith-based tear-jerker Miracles from Heaven.


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