Category Archives: biographical drama

Movie review: Bohemian Rhapsody directed by Bryan Singer

Product info (from Fox Movies): Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The … Continue reading

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Movie review: Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Product info: One year after Vincent van Gogh’s suicide, Postman Joseph Roulin (Chris O’Dowd) asks his son Armand (Douglas Booth) to deliver Van Gogh’s last letter to his brother, Theo. Roulin finds the death suspicious, as merely weeks earlier Van Gogh claimed through letters … Continue reading

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Movie review: Spotlight by Tom McCarthy

Movie info: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter “Robby” Robinson (Michael Keaton), … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Danish Girl directed by Tom Hooper

Movie info: A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe (born Einar Wegener)  and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Starring: Eddie … Continue reading

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Review: The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum (2014)

Synopsis: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time to break the code of Enigma. It starts in the winter of 1952, when British authorities enter the home of … Continue reading

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Book to movie review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed vs. Wild directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (2014) and written by Nick Hornby

Synopsis: A road to hell or a road to redemption? A foolish project of an unbalanced individual or a life-saving pilgrimage? After a premature death of her beloved mother and a divorce Cheryl nose-dived into troubles. She dropped out of … Continue reading

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