Category Archives: Biography

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: Jonathan Butterell
Writers: Tom MacRae, Dan Gillespie Sells
Stars: Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, Sarah Lancashire, Shobna Gulati, Richard E. Grant
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8635092/

Feature film adaptation of the musical about a teenager from Sheffield, England who wants to be a drag queen.

No Man of God

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Amber Sealey
Writers: Kit Lesser
Stars: Elijah Wood, Luke Kirby, Robert Patrick, Aleksa Palladino, Christian Clemenson
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13507778/

The complicated relationship that formed between the FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Bundy during Bundy's final years on death row.

Respect

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Liesl Tommy
Writers: Tracey Scott Wilson, Callie Khouri
Stars: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2452150/

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Joe Bell

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Writers: Diana Ossana, Larry McMurtry
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller, Connie Britton, Maxwell Jenkins, Gary Sinise
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4651466/

The true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay.

Worth(HC)

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Sara Colangelo
Writers: Max Borenstein
Stars: Stanley Tucci, Michael Keaton, Amy Ryan, Laura Benanti, Tate Donovan
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8009744/

An attorney in Washington D.C. battles against cynicism, bureaucracy and politics to help the victims of 9/11.

The Duke

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Roger Michell
Writers: Richard Bean, Clive Coleman
Stars: Matthew Goode, Helen Mirren, Anna Maxwell Martin, Charlotte Spencer, Sian Clifford
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11204094/

In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, steals Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.

Lansky

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Eytan Rockaway
Writers: Eytan Rockaway, Robert Rockaway
Stars: Minka Kelly, AnnaSophia Robb, David James Elliott, Sam Worthington, Jackie Cruz
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5078852/

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

Dream Horse

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Euros Lyn
Writers: Neil McKay
Stars: Toni Collette, Owen Teale, Alan David, Lynda Baron, Damian Lewis
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9883996/

Dream Alliance is an unlikely race horse bred by small-town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites.

Blue Miracle

Release 2021

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Julio Quintana
Writers: Chris Dowling, Julio Quintana
Stars: Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Dennis Quaid, Bruce McGill, Raymond Cruz, Fernanda Urrejola
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7084386/

To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.

Percy Vs Goliath

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Clark Johnson
Writers: Garfield Lindsay Miller, Hilary Pryor
Stars: Christopher Walken, Roberta Maxwell, Pathy Aiyar, Monique Alvarez, Adam Beach
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8976696/

A Canadian farmer takes on a giant corporation after their GMOs interfere with his crops.

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