Posts Tagged ‘biopic’
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The rise and fall of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. is chronicled in "Straight Outta Compton," a 2015 Universal Pictures release directed by F. Gary Gray.

ReelBob: ‘Straight Outta Compton’

It evokes a driving, constant beat that will keep you invested in the music and especially in the quintet of artists who rode it into a nation’s consciousness.
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Tom Hiddleston takes on the role of Hank Williams

First, Tom Hiddleston was a super villain. Now, he’s a country music superstar! Tom Hiddleston takes on the role of Hank Williams for his biopic, “I Saw The Light.” The movie will go through Hank’s climb to fame, heartbreaking personal life. Hank was 29 when his his heart stopped due to complications from his alcohol and prescription drug […]

The rise and fall of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. is chronicled in "Straight Outta Compton," a 2015 Universal Pictures release directed by F. Gary Gray.

Straight Outta Compton

The movie doesn't feel phony, but it beats an unexpected retreat to safety — a solace far beyond the gaze of the greatness “Compton” gives you at the outset.
The life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is documented in the new movie "Amy" (2015).

Amy

The turbulent and tragic life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is laid bare with shocking clarity in "Amy," a new documentary biopic directed by Asif Kapadia.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in "The Imitation Game" (2014).

The Imitation Game

"The Imitation Game" is a gripping drama that doesn't let the audience off the hook for history's terrible treatment of Alan Turing.
Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams star as Walter and Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's "Big Eyes," distributed by The Weinstein Company.

Big Eyes

Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.

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Get On Up

The James Brown story does everything most other musician biopics do, but none of them does it better than "Get On Up."
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Steven Spielberg to direct M. Night Shyamalan biopic

Spielberg to direct movie on the life and career of M. Night Shyamalan.