Stronger is the true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost both of his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and inadvertently became a symbol of hope and heroism for the city.
Tag: Biography Films
Those, like me, who weren’t alive in the 1970’s won’t remember the heyday of National Lampoon magazine. As a collector of satirical magazines like Mad, and Punch, I’d go so far to suggest that one thing A Futile and Stupid Gesture, the Netflix biopic about Doug Kenney, co-creator and lifeforce behind this Harvard born soft pornographic rag, falling somewhere between Playboy, Mad and the New Yorker in its haphazard content – is that the magazine wasn’t actually very funny.
In 2013, former pro-skier turned “poker princess” Molly Bloom was arrested by the FBI for operating an illegal high-stakes poker game. Molly’s Game – the directorial debut from award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin with actor Jessica Chastain in the title role – is the true story of this woman’s upward trajectory within the world of underground poker and how it all came crashing down.
I, Tonya is a biopic film about a woman named Tonya Harding; an ex-figure skater who found herself connected to an attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan in 1994.
Zac Efron has released the first image of himself portraying notorious serial killer Ted Bundy in the upcoming film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’.
See an unrecognisable Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour; a career-defining role that earned the actor his first-ever Golden Globe nomination and win.
As the opening credits for Steven Spielberg’s The Post appeared on screen, my nostrils expanded and contracted, picking up a heavy, familiar scent; stale cigarette smoke.
Eleventh Hour replacement Christopher Plummer excels as oil tycoon J.P. Getty in Ridley’s Scott’s heavily publicized kidnapping drama, All the Money in the World.
Helen Mirren stars as widow Sarah Winchester in this supernatural film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig, depicting the tale of Winchester House, a real life haunted house in San Jose, California.
The Disaster Artist tells the story of the making-of Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 film The Room. For those of you who aren’t familiar with The Room or Tommy Wiseau, let me enlighten you.
Only the Brave tells the story of real-life firefighters the Yarnell Valley Hot Shots; an elite firefighting crew who work on the front line of bushfires, battling the blaze directly.
Plummer replaces Kevin Spacey in the role of J. Paul Getty, the world’s richest man (at the time), in this kidnapping-action film from acclaimed director Ridley Scott.
A first look at Spielberg’s highly anticipated political drama shows Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep taking on the Supreme Court to ensure the rights of free press.
The Notorious Conor McGregor is the subject of this latest documentary about the fighter’s rise to the top of the MMA world.