Category Archives: Biography

Miles Ahead

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Don Cheadle
Writers: Steven Baigelman, Don Cheadle, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg, Don Cheadle, Keith Stanfield, Emayatzy Corinealdi
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790770/

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

I Saw the Light

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Marc Abraham
Writers: Marc Abraham, Colin Escott, George Merritt, William MacEwen
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, Cherry Jones, Maddie Hasson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490785/

The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.

All the Way

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Jay Roach
Writers: Robert Schenkkan
Stars: Anthony Mackie, Bryan Cranston, Joe Morton, Bradley Whitford, Frank Langella
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3791216/

Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK's assassination and spends his first year in office to quickly pass the Civil Rights Act.

Race

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse
Stars: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree, Shanice Banton, Carice van Houten
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3499096/

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney, Tonya Cornelisse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0995868/

Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.

Restoration

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Horror, Romance

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Director: Zack Ward
Writers: James Cullen Bressack, Zack Ward
Stars: Emily Roya O'Brien, Adrian Gaeta, Zack Ward, Sarah Ann Schultz, Anna Harr
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4517738/

During home renovations, a young couple release a fiery spirit seeking retribution. To save themselves and set the spirit free, they must uncover the dire truth. But nothing is as simple as it seems...

Eddie the Eagle

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport

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Director: Dexter Fletcher
Writers: Sean Macaulay, Simon Kelton
Stars: Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Dickon Tolson, Jack Costello
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1083452/

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

The Masked Saint

Release 2016

Genre Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Warren P. Sonoda
Writers: Scott Crowell, Brett Granstaff
Stars: Brett Granstaff, Lara Jean Chorostecki, T.J. McGibbon, Diahann Carroll, Roddy Piper
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3103166/

A pastor and professional wrestler accepts a position at a struggling church where he helps the community both in his official capacity and as his alter ego The Saint.

Ip Man 3

Release 2015

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Wilson Yip
Writers: Tai-Li Chan, Lai-yin Leung, Edmond Wong
Stars: Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhang, Mike Tyson, Patrick Tam
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2888046/

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

The Lady in the Van

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Nicholas Hytner
Writers: Alan Bennett
Stars: Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, Clare Hammond, George Fenton, BBC Concert Orchestra
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3722070/

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

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