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Let’s talk about The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a movie on HBO Max. Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield star in this intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall, and redemption of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, the part would create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network only to see it all come crashing down in scandal.
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The Eyes of Tammy Faye on HBO Max
In the 1970s, Tammy Faye Bakker and her husband, Jim, rise from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park. Tammy Faye becomes legendary for her indelible eyelashes, idiosyncratic singing, and eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life. However, financial improprieties, scheming rivals, and a scandal soon threaten to topple their carefully constructed empire.
Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones, and Vincent D’Onofrio
I had heard about Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker growing up, but I don’t think I ever really paid attention to the scandal, nor did I know their story. The Eyes of Tammy Faye did a great job of capturing the important parts of their lives and how they led to what eventually brought them down. Although I would not have initially considered these actors for these parts, they did an incredible job in becoming their characters.
I give The Eyes of Tammy Faye on HBO Max 4 out of 5 stars.
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68% Rotten Tomatoes
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