Category Archives: Biography

Yip Man 4(HC)

Release 2019

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Wilson Yip
Writers: Tai-lee Chan (screenplay), Hiroshi Fukazawa
Stars: Donnie Yen, Scott Adkins, Danny Chan Kwok-Kwan
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2076298/

The Kung Fu master travels to the U.S. where his student has upset the local martial arts community by opening a Wing Chun school.

Mr. Jones

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Agnieszka Holland
Writers: Andrea Chalupa
Stars: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6828390/

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Dark Waters

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Todd Haynes
Writers: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Mario Correa, Nathaniel Rich
Stars: Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9071322/

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Richard Jewell

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Marie Brenner, Billy Ray
Stars: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3513548/

American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist.

Bombshell

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Jay Roach
Writers: Charles Randolph
Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6394270/

A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Harriet

Release 2019

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Kasi Lemmons
Writers: Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons
Stars: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4648786/

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Ford v Ferrari

Release 2019

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: James Mangold
Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller
Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1950186/

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Ride Like a Girl

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Rachel Griffiths
Writers: Andrew Knight, Elise McCredie
Stars: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7600382/

The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Marielle Heller
Writers: Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster
Stars: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3224458/

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

The Two Popes

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Fernando Meirelles
Writers: Anthony McCarten
Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujín
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8404614/

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

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