We meet awkward teenager Jeffrey Dahmer in 1970’s Milwaukee, and as we view his troubled life through the eyes of his peers in high-school, we learn that there is much more to him than one would expect.
Tag: Biography Films
“Mick Jagger in Tony Richardson’s Ned Kelly!” – This is perhaps one of the most blood curdling phrases to ever be uttered in the history of Australian cinema.
The Elephant Man (1980) tells the true life story of Joseph Merrick (John Hurt), who suffered from severe deformities during his life in late 19th century London.
The upcoming drama Only the Brave tells the extraordinary true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, and their talent for fighting the most untameable wild fires Arizona had ever seen.
In the lead up to the 10th anniversary of There Will Be Blood (2007), now seems like an appropriate time to revisit other Revisionist Western films that have held up well, trying to reach the same great heights in more recent years.
The Room (2003) is one of the worst things ever to have been put to film – The Disaster Artist is a film about the making of that film.
Silent films are often given a wonky reputation by modern cinema buffs. Whenever we think of the genre, we immediately conjure up images of clownish-looking performers behaving like mimes having a seizure, or production designs and direction that are so unnatural and dated that you can’t help but laugh, or roll your eyes at its unintentional silliness. By today’s standards, silent films are looked down upon as a dead genre, only ever being acknowledged during academic studies or analytical mockery. The cinema fans of today rarely warm up to classic cinema the same way they would warm up to Deadpool (2016) or Moonlight (2016).
Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, the man who invented ‘show business’ in this upcoming musical by Australian director Michael Gracey.
All Eyez on Me chronicles the life story of one of the greatest and most influential rap music stars, the late Tupac Shakur.
Check out the trailer for the new comedy-drama film Battle of the Sexes, based on a true story and starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell.
The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who saved the lives of hundreds of people, and animals, during World War 2 by sheltering them in their zoo in secret, while Nazis occupied their property.
Check out the latest trailer for All Eyez on Me, the film based on Tupac Shakur’s life and starring Demetrius Shipp Jr. as the legendary rap icon.
Mick Jackson’s oh so relevant courtroom drama Denial explores the perversion of the free speech and historical debate when discredited faux-historian and Holocaust denier David Irving takes Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt to trial, for merely telling the inconvenient truth.
Word out of Hollywood today is that Martin Scorsese’s gangster biopic The Irishman will be exclusively distributed on Netflix.