Category “Biographies”

Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words

In August of 1974, Richard Nixon became the first American president to ever resign from office. During his time as president, Nixon secretly recorded every one his own private conversations held within the Oval Office for the purpose of historical reference but this very act would go against him once the Watergate scandal broke and ultimately lead to his downfall. Nixon feared that his blunt remarks recorded on tape would be taken out of context and tarnish his presidency forever, because of this he set about preventing their public release, however once he died in 1994 the US government...

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Nicki Minaj: My Time Again

This 40 minute MTV special is all about Nicki Minaj, and gives you an insight into her everyday life, from the effort that goes into filming her music videos and preforming live, to the rehearsals in preparation for preforming at the VMA's. The film also follows Nicki as she visits her hometown, Southside Jamaica, Queens and recounts memories of what it was like to grow up in a one-room basement apartment with her family, including the pain still felt from her father burning down the family...

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Jackass: Where Are They Now?

Okay so Jackass hasn't really finished yet due to the release of their movies, the latest being "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa", but their final episode officially aired back in 2002, so in 2007 they got together to release a documentary that went into how they all found each other and came to be known for savourily injuring themselves on a regular basis for our...

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The Making of Ronaldo

On the 12th of August 2003, Manchester United signed a relatively unknown 18 year old Cristiano Ronaldo for just over 12 million pounds. Ronaldo would go on to become one of the worlds best footballers but his rise to success was far from easy. This film by Sky Sports asks who is Cristiano Ronaldo, what shaped him into the footballer he is today and who helped him get...

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Darcey Bussell’s Looking for Audrey

We all think we know Audrey Hepburn, the ultimate style icon, the star of Breakfast at Tiffany's an oscar winner at just 24 and all this from a girl who never planned to become an actress. However beneath the success and glamour there is so much more to Audrey's story. In this BBC film Darcey Bussell sets off on a journey to find out more about the Audrey who has always inspired...

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Donald Trump: Billionaire Rich Lifestyle

Welcome to the world of Donald Trump, Trump has made himself a multi billionaire and never stops flaunting what he's got but behind this image is the toughness of a New York builder. Trumps American dream takes him from luxury buildings and hotels to starring in the original Apprentice series. Now Trump is attempting to bring his brand of showmanship over the Scotland but the locals aren't that impressed. With exclusive access to Donald Trump and his family this film discovers how a man who narrowly avoided bankruptcy went on to make...

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30 Days in May

30 Days in May is a Showtime documentary that details the time between Floyd Mayweather's win over boxing superstar Miguel Cotto on May 5th 2012 to the start of his three month jail sentence for domestic abuse on June 1, 2012 which is to be served at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The film itself gives us insight into Floyd's world and how he felt about the whole...

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The Kate Bush Story

This BBC film sets about exploring Kate Bush's musical career which stretches from Wuthering Heights released in 1978 to her most recent album 50 Words for Snow which came out in 2011. Through a number of interviews with fellow musicians we get a good understanding of how she made a name for herself and grew over the years. Contributors include David Gilmour from Pink Floyd as well as Del Palmer her engineer and ex-partner several others including Elton John, Stephen Fry many...

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Johnny Cash: The Last Great American

Johnny Cash was born in Arkansaw in 1932 during the American depression, rural living was hard and the Cash family was dirt poor. His father rode the rails traveling the length and breath of the country by train in search of work. This BBC film sets about profiling the life of this American legend and reveals how he managed to achieve such greatness having come from such...

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