Category Archives: Biography

A Call to Spy

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher
Writers: Sarah Megan Thomas
Stars: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Linus Roache, Rossif Sutherland
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7698468/

In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency - SOE - to recruit and train women as spies.

The Glorias

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Julie Taymor
Writers: Julie Taymor, Gloria Steinem, Sarah Ruhl
Stars: Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, Bette Midler, Lulu Wilson
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7435316/

The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.

Tesla

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Michael Almereyda
Writer: Michael Almereyda
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Hannah Gross, Eve Hewson, Kyle MacLachlan, Jim Gaffigan
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5259822/

A freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan's daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light.

True History of the Kelly Gang

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Justin Kurzel
Writers: Shaun Grant, Peter Carey
Stars: George MacKay, Ben Corbett, Orlando Schwerdt, Charlie Hunnam, Essie Davis
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4844140/

Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.

Hamilton

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Thomas Kail
Writers: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow
Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr. ,Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Chris Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8503618/

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Filmed live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original Broadway cast.

Shirley

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Josephine Decker
Writers: Sarah Gubbins, Susan Scarf Merrell
Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Robert Wuhl, Paul O'Brien, Orlagh Cassidy, Bisserat Tseggai
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8430598/

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

The Last Dance(X)

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Documentary, Sport

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Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Michael Wilbon, Scottie Pippen, David Aldridge
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8420184/

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

The Last Dance (IX)

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Documentary, Sport

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Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Michael Wilbon, Scottie Pippen, David Aldridge
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8420184/

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Capone

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Josh Trank
Writer: Josh Trank
Stars: Linda Cardellini, Tom Hardy, Noel Fisher, Kyle MacLachlan, Matt Dillon
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6199572/

The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Radioactive

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Marjane Satrapi
Writers: Lauren Redniss, Jack Thorne
Stars: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Cara Bossom, Aneurin Barnard, Simon Russell Beale
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6017756/

A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.

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