Tag Archives: Biopic

Blonde – Film Review

Director: Andrew Dominik Writer: Andrew Dominik Starring: Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Xavier Samuel, and Julianne Nicholson Netflix calls Blonde ‘a bold reimagining’ of Marilyn Monroe’s life, which is one way to describe it. It’s based on the … Continue reading

Posted in film reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Radioactive – Film Review

Director: Marjane Satrapi Writer: Jack Thorne Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Aneurin Barnard, Anya Taylor-Joy Rating: ★★ Radioactive is a deeply flawed biopic of Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike), who discovered radioactivity with her husband, Pierre Curie (Sam Riley). The film … Continue reading

Posted in film reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Elvis – Film Review

Director: Baz Luhrmann Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, and Jeremy Doner Starring: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, and Kelvin Harrison Jr Rating: ★★★★ It’s been nine years since Baz Luhrmann’s last film, The … Continue reading

Posted in film reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain – Film Review

Director: Will Sharpe Writers: Simon Stephenson and Will Sharpe Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones, Jamie Demetriou, Aimee Lou Wood, Hayley Squires, Stacy Martin, Julian Barratt, Sharon Rooney, and Olivia Colman Rating: ★★★★★ Before Louis Wain the … Continue reading

Posted in film reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Asakusa Kid – An Incredibly Moving Biopic of Takeshi Kitano – Film Review

Director: Gekidan Hitori Writer: Gekidan Hitori Starring: Yo Oizumi, Yuya Yagira, Mugi Kasowaki, Nobuyuki Tsuchiya, Ayumu Nakajima, Yūsuke Furusawa, Honami Suzuki, Rating: ★★★★★ Before Takeshi Kitano became an internationally acclaimed director and actor, he was, and remains, one of the … Continue reading

Posted in film reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment