Category “Celebrity”

Tulisa The Price of Fame

Having been accused of fixing a Class A drug deal N-Dubz signer and X-factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos' jury trial dramatically collapsed after a week of hearing evidence, but although she is now completely in the clear the toll on her public image and private life has been immense.  As soon as the story broke in June of last year (2013), Tulisa decided she wanted to record what was happening to her in an effort to reveal how it really feels to go through an undercover tabloid sting, to be arrested, charged and go through a court case. Tulisa began filming from the moment she found out...

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Rich Hall’s California Stars

Comedian Richard Hall takes us on a journey revealing the reality of life in the Golden State. For a place that has so much history and beauty Rich uncovers that most of the residents living here are actually in fact disappointed with how their lives turned out given the promise of success which the California dream portrays, stating that its a place which easily forgets its past so it can in turn reinvent itself for tourists and...

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Autopsy: Whitney Houston’s Last Hours

In her lifetime she sold more than two hundred million records, propelling her from a gospel choir to global stardom but at 3:36pm on February 11th 2012, Whitney Houston was found unconscious in a bath in a hollywood hotel. World renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Stephen Shepard has been preforming autopsies for more than twenty five years, his expertise has been called on for the Bloody Sunday enquiry, the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and the inquest of the death of Princess Diana. In this documentary Dr. Shepard turns his skills to examining the coroners report for the late...

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Britney Off The Rails

In February of 2007, the twice-divorced 25 year old mother of two, Britney Spears, shaved her head. Media had already been suggesting she might be heading for a breakdown due to her reckless behaviour earlier that year that included excessive partying in Hollywood nightclubs. Britney has always been partly at war with the paparazzi though something clearly pushed her to the point of risking the admiration of her fans as well as her public image through media. A star since age 11, she has had no chance at a private life. So was it a nervous breakdown or a rebellion against the paparazzi that...

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The Rise of the Superchef

Delia, Jamie, Gordon, Nigella, Rick, Gary and Antony - their names and faces are everywhere, they are all over the TV schedules, their own brand products dominate the department stores and their cookery books fill up the bestseller lists. We think we know them well, but for the first time this is the story of how they took British cuisine out of the joke book and into the record books. With behind-the-scenes access to the chefs and the teams of experts who helped build their empires, this is the untold story of how they turned their cooking skills into vast multi-million-pound businesses...

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James Camron Voyage To The Bottom Of The Earth

Plunging to the virtually unknown depths of the Mariana Trench, James Cameron's DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition takes this National Geographic Explorer deeper and further than any filmmaker or solo explorer has ever gone before. The finish line lies below nearly 36,000 feet of seawater, weighing in at about 16,000 pounds of pressure on every square inch of sub. Now join him, moment by nail-biting moment, on this intimate glimpse inside the mind of a master traveler as he recounts his journey to the bottom of the...

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The James Dean Story

James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 — September 30, 1955) was an American film actor. He is a cultural icon best embodied in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in which he starred as troubled Los Angeles teenager Jim Stark. The other two roles that defined his stardom were as loner Cal Trask in East of Eden (1955), and as the surly farmer Jett Rink in Giant (1956). Dean’s enduring fame and popularity rests on only these three films, his entire output being in starring roles. His death in a car crash at an early age cemented his legendary status. He was...

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Amy Winehouse: Told You I Was Trouble

The 50-minute documentary features exclusive interviews with Amy and her father Mitch, as well as an astonishing and very early acoustic performance of "There Is No Greater Love". Other highlights include behind the scenes footage at various live performances and a selection of television appearances including Amy's show-stopping rendition of "Rehab" at this year's Brit Awards. Amy Winehouse whose universally acclaimed album "Back To Black" is fast approaching 5 x platinum in the UK making it the best selling album of 2007, rounds off a remarkable year with the release on November 5th of "I...

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No Crossover: The Allen Iverson Trial

On Valentine’s Day 1993, 17-year-old Bethel High School basketball star Allen Iverson was bowling in Hampton, Va., with five high school friends. It was supposed to be an ordinary evening, but it became a night that defined Iverson’s young life. A quarrel soon erupted into a brawl pitting Iverson’s young black friends against a group of white patrons. The fallout from the fight and the handling of the subsequent trial landed the teenager—considered by some the nation’s best high school athlete—in jail and sharply divided the city along racial lines. Oscar nominee Steve James...

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