With the biopic film seemingly on the rise, Hannah Spruce unpacks the consequences of making films about real people.
Last year, Bohemian Rhapsody pioneered the grandiose of the musical biopic genre in Hollywood, with a huge build-up of excitement through various media campaigns and raking in a whopping $900 million at the box office. […]
Tolkien documents the childhood and early adulthood of the author J.R.R. Tolkien. His experiences during the First World War are punctuated with flashbacks to the unique friendships he formed with his fellow members of the […]
The biopic really seems to have exploded onto the film scene with the likes of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘The Darkest Hour’ and ‘The King’s Speech’ all snatching prestigious awards. It should then come as no surprise that another one is in the works – rising star Johnny Flynn has been tipped to star in the new Bowie biopic ‘Stardust’.
In light of the news that there will be a new TV show documenting the life of XXXTentacion, Emily Parry takes a look at the controversy surrounding the rapper, and whether he actually warrants such […]
Elliot Gaynon takes a look at the latest controversy surrounding the divisive Hugh Hefner, and asks if Jared Leto really is the best choice to play the late Playboy founder. Will his brand of ‘method […]
Stephanie Bennett gives us the rundown on the controversial biopic every indie fan will want to see. The recently-released biopic about the teenage life of Morrissey in the 1970s manages to capture not only his […]