Category Archives: Biography
Director: Euros Lyn
Writers: Neil McKay
Stars: Toni Collette, Owen Teale, Alan David, Lynda Baron, Damian Lewis
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.
Director: Julio Quintana
Writers: Chris Dowling, Julio Quintana
Stars: Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Dennis Quaid, Bruce McGill, Raymond Cruz, Fernanda Urrejola
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.
Director: Clark Johnson
Writers: Garfield Lindsay Miller, Hilary Pryor
Stars: Christopher Walken, Roberta Maxwell, Pathy Aiyar, Monique Alvarez, Adam Beach
A Canadian farmer takes on a giant corporation after their GMOs interfere with his crops.
Director: Lee Daniels
Writers: Suzan-Lori Parks, Johann Hari
Stars: Andra Day, Leslie Jordan, Miss Lawrence, Natasha Lyonne, Trevante Rhodes
Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.
Director: Konstantin Buslov
Writers: Sergei Bodrov, Aleksey Borodachyov, Sergei Gorbunov
Stars: Yuriy Borisov, Olga Lerman, Artur Smolyaninov, Sergey Gazarov, Vitaliy Khaev
Wounded as tank driver in 1941 during WWII, Kalashnikov sees the latest Soviet machine gun fail. As he's also an inventor, he starts looking for improvements and in 1947 ends up with AK-47 assault rifle.
Director: Shaka King
Writers: Will Berson, Shaka King, Will Berson
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders
The story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal.
Director: David Fincher
Writers: Jack Fincher
Stars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tom Pelphrey, Arliss Howard
Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).
Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher
Writers: Sarah Megan Thomas
Stars: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Linus Roache, Rossif Sutherland
In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency - SOE - to recruit and train women as spies.
Director: Julie Taymor
Writers: Julie Taymor, Gloria Steinem, Sarah Ruhl
Stars: Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, Bette Midler, Lulu Wilson
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.
Director: Michael Almereyda
Writer: Michael Almereyda
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Hannah Gross, Eve Hewson, Kyle MacLachlan, Jim Gaffigan
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.