All tagged biographical film
This week, we watch the best picture winning film that tells a version of the story of John Nash, the real life Nobel Prize winning mathematician who struggled with schizophrenia. The film takes some liberties to make his story palatable to movie goers, but contains mostly accurate information on what is shown. A Beautiful Mind (2001), directed by Ron Howard.
This week, we watch the story of the Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven, a group of young men and woman who were wrongly accused and imprisoned for the terrorist bombing of a pub. The true story turns into a backdrop for the relationship between one of the four (Daniel Day Lewis) and his father (Pete Postlethwaite), and their time spent together in prison. In the Name of the Father, directed by Jim Sheridan.
This week, we watch the winner of 8 Oscars, including Best Director, Best actor (Ben Kingsley), and Best Picture, which it thoroughly deserved. This is one of the most epic films in history, and stands up strongly to the test of time. Gandhi (1982), directed by Richard Attenborough.
This week, we watch the stylized true story of Frank W. Abagnale Jr., the most successful bank robber/con artist of all time, Catch Me If You Can (2002). Directed by Steven Spielberg.
This week, we watch a kung fu movie that aim's to detail the life of the legendary master of Bruce Lee, Ip Man (2008). Directed by Wilson Yip.
This week, we watch the best picture nominated biopic about the genius mathematician Alan Turning, and his immense contributions towards the defeat of Nazi Germany during World War II. Directed by Morten Tyldum.
This week, we watch the Best Picture Oscar winning biopic about King George VI, The King's Speech (2010), directed by Tom Hooper.