Movie Category: Biopic

Confirmation 0

Confirmation

Fairly gruelling but well-assembled historical drama covering the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearings around sexual harassment.  Amid the distraction of “Where do I know her from?!” (Kerry Washington, the mother from Little Fires Everywhere), the...

Judy 0

Judy

Totally didn’t recognise Renee Zellweger in this biopic focus on the latter years of Judy Garland’s life – what a surreal life though… People in the nexus of global adoration can end up leading...

Frost/Nixon 0

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,...

Red Joan 0

Red Joan

Must’ve watched this one when I was getting snoozy, because while I remember the role, I don’t recall a great deal about the story. Not that it really matters – I’d watch Judi Dench...

Tolkien 0

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...

Bohemian Rhapsody 0

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...