Category Archives: Biography
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, Victor Verhaeghe, Mark Fichera, Brian Hutchison
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Walter Isaacson
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
Director: David O. Russell
Writers: David O. Russell, Annie Mumolo
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Édgar Ramírez, Diane Ladd
Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
Director: Ron Howard
Writers: Charles Leavitt, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Nathaniel Philbrick
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw
A recounting of a whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820 that would inspire the great novel, Moby Dick.
Director: Brian Helgeland
Writers: Brian Helgeland, John Pearson
Stars: Colin Morgan, Tom Hardy, Christopher Eccleston, Joshua Hill, Emily Browning
The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.
Director: Mika Kaurismäki
Writers: Michel Marc Bouchard
Stars: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Laura Birn
THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Director: Edward Zwick
Writers: Steven Knight, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson
Stars: Robin Weigert, Liev Schreiber, Lily Rabe, Peter Sarsgaard, Tobey Maguire
Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Christopher Browne, Philippe Petit
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Guillaume Baillargeon, Émilie Leclerc, Mark Trafford, Inka Malovic
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Director: Patricia Riggen
Writers: Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten, Michael Thomas, Jose Rivera, Hector Tobar
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
Director: Paul Hyett
Writers: Mark Huckerby, Nick Ostler
Stars: Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Elliot Cowan, Amit Shah, Sam Gittins
When passengers on a train are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning.