Category Archives: Biography

Americons

Release 2017

Genre Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Theo Avgerinos
Writers: Beau Martin Williams, Matt Funke
Stars: Beau Martin Williams, Matt Funke, Trai Byers, Michael Masini, Sam McMurray
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2293060/

Raving through realty on the eve of the economic collapse. A high-velocity journey of an unsuspecting mortgage broker swallowed up in the sex, greed and over indulgence of the mid 2000's Real Estate boom.

Victoria and Abdul(HC)

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: Lee Hall, Shrabani Basu
Stars: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5816682/

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Birth of the Dragon

Release 2016

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: George Nolfi
Writers: Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Michael Dorgan
Stars: Yu Xia, Wang Xi'An, Hai Yu, Yue Wu, Billy Magnussen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2720826/

Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man - a battle that gave birth to a legend.

The Glass Castle

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Writers: Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Lanham, Jeannette Walls
Stars: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson, Chandler Head
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2378507/

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain

Release 2017

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Scott Waugh
Writers: Madison Turner, Eric LeMarque, Davin Seay
Stars: Josh Hartnett, Mira Sorvino, Sarah Dumont, Kale Culley, Jason Cottle
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5503688/

An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival...."

American Made(HC)

Release 2017

Genre Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Doug Liman
Writers: Gary Spinelli
Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3532216/

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

The Man with the Iron Heart

Release 2017

Genre Action, Biography, Thriller, War

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Director: Cédric Jimenez
Writers: Laurent Binet, Audrey Diwan, David Farr, Cédric Jimenez
Stars: Rosamund Pike, Jack Reynor, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke, Jack O'Connell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3296908/

1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader - Reich-protector Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the "Final Solution".

Big Bear

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Joey Kern
Stars: Pablo Schreiber, Tyler Labine, Adam Brody, Toby Huss, Ahna O'Reilly
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4986754/

BIG BEAR is about Joe (Joey Kern) who reluctantly has his bachelor party even though his fiancé just dumped him for some Dude (recent Emmy nominated. Pablo Schreiber).

Maudie

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Aisling Walsh
Writers: Sherry White
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3721954/

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: George C. Wolfe
Writers: Rebecca Skloot, Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe
Stars: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Karen Wheeling Reynolds, John C. Vennema
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5686132/

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

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