“We might be too English for the jungle.”
The biopic delves into the poet Emily Dickinson’s life of self-restraint. It’s not just a character study but a look at a bygone era.
At times, watching Christine is akin to witnessing a disaster unfold in slow motion.
It’s the triumphant historical crowd-pleaser we need right now.
Viewers learn what went on behind the scenes at McDonald’s—and then some—in this biopic of businessman Roy Kroc, played by the film’s life force, Michael Keaton.
An equally straightforward title for this biopic could be Deconstructing Jackie.
In so many ways, Loving is this year’s Spotlight, another re-creation of the righting of a wrong—the movies focus on different issues but have a similarly hushed, just-the-facts, plainspoken approach.
Chilean director Pablo Larraín turns a standard biopic inside out in this stylish thriller with a literary bent.
Oliver Stone’s film covers a nine-year period in the life of security systems administrator turned whistleblower Edward Snowden, from an idealistic Special Forces enlistee to becoming the most wanted man in the world.