Though I have enjoyed Lady Gaga’s music over the years, I never quite reached that ‘fan girl’ status. Her whole schtick has always been a little too eccentric for my plain, perfectly poised liking.
Tag: Biography Films
Cult hero Tommy Wiseau stars in this hilarious video for American fashion chain Urban Outfitters, and it highlights his eccentricities perfectly.
Princess Diana’s (Naomi Watts) life has hit rock bottom since her separation from Prince Charles. Unable to see much of her sons, labelled a public enemy by the Royal Family, and always seen as a bankable bimbo by the tabloids, Diana’s once fairytale lifestyle has been reduced to one of isolation, guilt and crippling un-fulfilment.
Jessica Chastain stars in talented screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, in what looks to be an equally intriguing and entertaining film based on a true story.
Oldman looks to be in career-best form in the role of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in the upcoming film from Joe Wright, Darkest Hour.
After the horrific event that was the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, everyone was talking about one of the most graphic photos to be portrayed in the news.
Asian-film superstars Donnie Yen and Andy Lau star in the upcoming action/crime drama Chasing the Dragon, inspired by true events.
All the Money in the World is based on a true story that appears to feature some powerhouse performances from Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg.
The brothers James and Dave Franco star in The Disaster Artist, a film about the making of one of the ‘worst’ movies of all time, 2003’s The Room.
Hollywood often sets the truth aside in favour of telling a better story. Sometimes the truth doesn’t have that perfect three-act structure they’re looking for, and that’s okay. Alternatively, in some rare cases, the film differs from reality, because the truth is just too insane to believe. For instance, Hugh Glass of The Revenant (2015), did not crawl across the country after being mauled by a bear to seek vengeance for the murder of his son, he just did it because he was pissed at John Fitzgerald; Glass didn’t even have a son.
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.
“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.