Category Archives: Biography

Bleed for This

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Ben Younger
Writers: Ben Younger (screenplay), Ben Younger (story)
Stars: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1620935/

The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

Jackie

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Pablo LarraĆ­n
Writers: Noah Oppenheim
Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1619029/

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

A Street Cat Named Bob

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family

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Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Writers: James Bowen, Garry Jenkins, Tim John, Maria Nation
Stars: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3606888/

Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

I'm Not Ashamed

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Brian Baugh
Writers: Philipa A. Booyens, Robin Hanley, Kari Redmond, Bodie Thoene
Stars: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton, Victoria Staley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4950110/

Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott - the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.

Christine

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Horror

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Director: Antonio Campos
Writers: Craig Shilowich
Stars: Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, Maria Dizzia, J. Smith-Cameron
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4666726/

The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.

Queen of Katwe

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Mira Nair
Writers: William Wheeler, Tim Crothers
Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4341582/

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

Greater

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Family, Sport

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Director: David Hunt
Writers: Brian Reindl, David Hunt
Stars: Christopher Severio, Neal McDonough, Leslie Easterbrook, Michael Parks, Nick Searcy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2950418/

The story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.

The Birth of a Nation

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Nate Parker
Writers: Nate Parker, Jean McGianni Celestin
Stars: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4196450/

Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

Barry

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Vikram Gandhi
Writers: Adam Mansbach
Stars: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane, Jenna Elfman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5477566/

A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack "Barry" Obama

Denial

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Mick Jackson
Writers: David Hare, Deborah Lipstadt
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4645330/

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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