Russell Crowe won an Academy Award for his role in Gladiator (2000); a spectacle film containing chariot races, battles to the death, and scenes involving Crowe stroking wheat in a field. In a film that promises all the joy of caressing plants without any of the Gladiator action, At Eternity’s Gate enters this year’s award season as a little-known film that could potentially garner Willem Dafoe his first (overdue) Oscar.
Tag: Biography Films
The new William Shakespeare biopic All is True sees an outstanding cast that includes Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen tell the untold story of the famous poet.
On the Basis of Sex is a legal biopic that does little justice to the work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg; a pioneer in the field of gender-based discrimination law in the United States.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile is the new film from Joe Berlinger about America’s most notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron.
Lords of Chaos is the upcoming biographical horror story about the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem from Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund.
Throughout The Favourite, Abigail Hill (Emma Stone) and the Duchess of Marlborough, Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz), use the sport of pigeon shooting as a way of delivering cut-throat exchanges towards one another, going as far to fire blanks and splatter animal blood on the other to be imposing.
Historical epics are usually reserved for the ultimate cinematic experience. Outlaw King, whilst keeping an epic scale comes straight to Netflix, yet effectively loses none of its widescreen beauty and metal clanking blood-soaked battle scenes.
Professional wrestling fans are in for a treat with the trailer for Fighting with My Family dropping today, based on the life of WWE Diva Paige.
Queen was around well before my time, with Freddie Mercury’s death in 1991 taking place two years before I was even born. Regardless, and as with many of my peers across the globe, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was still a theme song of my youth.
Check out the new trailer for the upcoming Hugh Jackman film The Front Runner, which looks to be some of the actor’s best work yet.
In 2017, at 32 years of age, Damien Chazelle became the youngest person ever to win the Best Director Oscar. He won that award for his work on La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Chazelle again reunites with Gosling for his follow up feature First Man, and it’s possibly – perhaps almost certainly – his best film to date.
Christian Bale is back with another unrecognisable transformation as former US Vice President Dick Cheney, in this film about his life.
Taron Egerton plays the iconic music star Sir Elton John in the upcoming fantasy musical biopic Rocketman.
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot may not be the quickest title to read at the cinema ticket window, but it is one that may already be familiar to some audiences.