Category Archives: Biography
Director: Angelo Pizzo
Writers: Angelo Pizzo, Jim Dent
Stars: Sarah Bolger, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Aaron Eckhart, Alex MacNicoll
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.
Director: Angela Bassett
Writers: Shem Bitterman
Stars: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolonda Ross, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Rolston
Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.
Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Damian Lewis, James Franco, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Jenny Agutter
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Director: Peter Sollett
Writers: Ron Nyswaner
Stars: Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Michael Shannon, Ellen Page, Josh Charles
New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Director: James Vanderbilt
Writers: James Vanderbilt, Mary Mapes
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Topher Grace, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss
Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.
Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: John Hodge, David Walsh
Stars: Lee Pace, Jesse Plemons, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd
An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Director: Anton Corbijn
Writers: Luke Davies
Stars: Robert Pattinson, Peter Lucas, Lauren Gallagher, Kendal Rae, Drew Leger
A photographer for Life Magazine is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean.
Director: Adam McKay
Writers: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, Michael Lewis
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Rudy Eisenzopf, Casey Groves, Charlie Talbert, Harold Gervais
Four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s decide to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed.
Director: Jay Roach
Writers: John McNamara, Bruce Cook
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Michael Stuhlbarg, David Maldonado, John Getz, Diane Lane
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Director: Sarah Gavron
Writers: Abi Morgan
Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Grace Stottor, Geoff Bell, Carey Mulligan, Amanda Lawrence
The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.