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Love him or hate him, there’s nobody quite like Arnold Schwarzenegger. He’s been an athlete, a movie star, a family man, a politician, and a social media figure, and there’s plenty more to the man than meets the eye. The idea behind the documentary series “Arnold” is to identify his extraordinary personal journey, tracking Schwarzenegger’s rise from a little boy raised in a tiny Austrian village to becoming one of the most famous people in the world, seemingly enjoying almost every second of his remarkable development. Director Lesley Chilcott (“Helter Skelter: The American Myth”) has quite the challenge of corralling so much living into three episodes, aiming to break up the odyssey into chapters of growth and professional redirection, allowing Schwarzenegger to tell his own story in his inimitable way. “Arnold” has its glossiness, dealing with a subject who fully understands the power of self-promotion, but it also carries outstanding attention to Schwarzenegger’s sacrifices and ferocious ambition, with Chilcott delivering a fascinating understanding of the media figure and his singular way of living. Read the rest at


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