Posted on Monday 17 June 2013
Unforgettable Made-for-TV Movies of the 1990s
During the 1990s, great made-for-TV movies were routinely broadcast on cable channels, including HBO’s “And the Band Played On” (1993) and “Gia” (1998).
“And the Band Played On,” directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was based on journalist Randy Shilts’s book about the AIDS crisis. The movie opens in mid-1970s Zaire, where American doctor Don Francis stumbles upon a village in which many have died of an unknown illness. Five years later, Francis finds himself investigating a mysterious disease that (Continue reading…)