Category Archives: Biography
Director: Oliver Stone
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone, Anatoly Kucherena, Luke Harding
Stars: Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jaymes Butler, Robert Firth
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Todd Komarnicki, Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow
Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Delphi Harrington, Mike O'Malley
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro, Usher Raymond, Rubén Blades, Ana de Armas
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
Director: James Mangold
Writers: Susanna Kaysen, James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan
Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Elisabeth Moss
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
Director: Sean Ellis
Writers: Sean Ellis, Anthony Frewin
Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr., Sara Arsteinova
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.
Director: Brad Furman
Writers: Ellen Sue Brown, Robert Mazur
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Leanne Best, Daniel Mays, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Niall Hayes
A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Director: Gary Ross
Writers: Leonard Hartman, Gary Ross
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell, Christopher Berry
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: Nicholas Martin
Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Director: Michael Grandage
Writers: A. Scott Berg, John Logan
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce, Laura Linney
A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.
Director: Matt Brown
Writers: Matt Brown, Robert Kanigel
Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi, Dhritiman Chatterjee
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.