Frost/Nixon

Dramatisation of entertainment playboy & lightweight David Frost’s campaign to bring attention to himself for interviewing disgraced former President, Richard Nixon – majestically performed by Michael Sheen and Frank Langella.  Wonderful piece of cinema, in that the performances capture the building and changing of the relationship between the two men, …

Tolkien

Being a biopic, it’s “based on a true story” – although the Tolkien Family made a statement saying they did not endorse the making of this film – it follows the developmental life of JRR Tolkien, highlighting the formative years culminating in the leadup to starting to write his books.  …

Bohemian Rhapsody

Probably the film of 2018 that got the most people talking – though a necessarily whitewashed version of the truth of it, it was a nonetheless engaging biopic about the formation and career of Queen, centred on the life of Freddie Mercury. The soundtrack has been on high rotation ’round …