Category “Biographies”

Nile Rodgers The Hitmaker

Nile Rodgers has sold over 100 million records. As the co-founder, songwriter, producer and guitarist of Chic he helped define the sound of the '70s, as disco took the world by storm. Nile and musical partner Bernard Edwards captured the essence of New York's iconic Studio 54 creating hits like Dance Dance Dance, Le Freak and Good Times for Chic and We Are Family and Lost In Music for struggling vocal group Sister Sledge. But the music that had made Chic would also break them, thanks to the 'Disco Sucks' backlash. What could have been the end for Nile Rodgers would actually be a new beginning...

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Nikola Tesla: Master of Lightning

This amazing documentary gives long overdue recognition to a great and misunderstood man of science. The life of Nikola Tesla is an inspiring example of the power of one man to change the world with technology and revolutionary ideas. Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was one of the most fascinating scientists of the 20th century. He invented, developed or imagined the technology that brought us electricity, remote control, neon and florescent lighting, radio transmission and much more… all the basic inventions that now connect the world with power and information. He was a brilliant and charismatic...

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Nikola Tesla – Genius Who Lit the World

This program reveals the discoveries of a forgotten genius, many of which went virtually unnoticed for nearly a century. Nikola Tesla is considered the father of our modern technological age and one of the most mysterious and controversial scientists in history. How did this obscure visionary from what is now Yugoslavia lay the foundation for modern communications and energy research? Nikola Tesla’s contributions to science and technology include the invention of radio, television, radio-astronomy, remote control and robotics, radar, medical x-ray and the wireless transmission of...

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Nas’ Story

A very good documentary about the hip-hop artist Nas, giving  good insight into his life and...

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Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. This documentary film covers the period from 1964 to 1974, giving viewers a rare glimpse of America’s greatest fighter before he became a legend. Muhammad Ali: The Greatest captures Ali in his most open moments (on the tour bus, in the changing rooms, and talking to fans and supporters), the film offers a portrait of Ali as a spectacular showman. With an array of talking heads, the film builds up a historical picture of Ali’s influence. Yet it also confirms that he was as much a PR genius as a brilliant pugilist. As one university...

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Mourinho

He is the only manager to have won league titles in England, Italy and Spain. In barely a decade he has won 21 major trophies, sparked unprecedented acclaim and controversy and become a sporting phenomenon. As Jose Mourinho approaches his 50th birthday, a new documentary from ITV Sport examines the methods and the mindset, the contradictions and the complexity of the man who has rewritten the rules of engagement for the 21st century football manager. Starring the man himself, and featuring unseen archive and interviews, 'Mourinho' traces the Special One’s decade of dominance. The...

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Mike Tyson: Beyond the glory

Who is this famous boxer who one the title in the WBC, WBA and IBF? Mike Tyson was once the most famous and successful boxer in the world. Mike was the youngest man ever to win a world heavyweight title at just 20 years old.  but his life was not allways easy. This Mike Tyson biography shows the becoming of the fighting machine Mike Tyson until the downfall of his carreer and personal life. In 1992, Tyson was convicted of raping Desiree Washington, for which he served three years in prison. Tyson declared bankruptcy in 2003, despite receiving over US$30 million for several of his fights...

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Mick Foley: Hardcore Legend

A behind the scenes look into the world of Mick Foley, the professional wrestler who was best known for his outrageous hardcore matches where anything goes, from landing in a bed of thumbtacks to getting hit with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire, whatever the weapon it's safe to say Mick Foley has been on the receiving end. The world of wrestling may very well be staged but the pain suffered from the type of matches Foley took part in was very much a reality. This documentary gives us a view of Foley's life outside the ring and how his choice in becoming a professional wrestler has...

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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

Some Kind of Monster is a music documentary about Metallica’s making of their album St. Anger and the difficulties they had to go through in the process. The directors shot over 1200 hours and followed the band around night and day for over a year to create this...

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