Category Archives: Biopic

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin In “Game Change” Trailer.

Yikes.  The resemblance is eerie: The film airs on HBO in March.

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Holy Rosebuds! Welles’ “Citizen Kane” Oscar Sells For Nearly $1M.

Yep. You read that right. The Academy Award that director Orson Welles won for his 1941 classic “Citizen Kane“ went for $861,542 at auction yesterday, The Wrap reports. The name of the winning bidder was not disclosed. But among the … Continue reading

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Review: 24 Hour Party People (UK, 2002)

Name: 24 Hour Party People Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce Director: Michael Winterbottom Cast: Steve Coogan: Tony Wilson Lennie James: Alan Erasmus Shirley Henderson: Lindsay Martin Hancock: Howard Devoto Mark Windows: Johnny Rotten Paddy Considine: Rob Gretton John Simm: Bernard Sumner … Continue reading

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Official “Iron Lady” Trailer Released.

Via SpoilerTV, who says it looks like another Oscar may be in the works for Meryl Streep.

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Reel History: Is Ed Wood A Cardboard Cut-Out?

That’s the question that Guardian film writer Alex von Tunzelmann proposes this morning in a reevaluation of the 1994 biopic of the famed schlock director starring Johnny Depp, Martin Landau and others. I’ve made no secret of my affection of … Continue reading

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B-Movie Legend Roger Corman Talks About His Life and Work

B-Movie Legend Roger Corman … … sits down with The Hollywood Reporter about his life and work and the new documentary: “Roger Corman: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel.” Here’s the nut graf: “Corman, who has been called “the king of … Continue reading

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“The Iron Lady”: First Screening.

Writing in The Guardian this morning, critic Xan Brooks takes a look at “Iron Lady,” the Meryl Streep-starring biopic of longtime U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Here’s the nut graf: “While one doubts whether Baroness Thatcher would wholeheartedly approve of … Continue reading

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