David Fincher’s biopic of Citizen Kane writer Herman J. Mankiewicz is a slick, cynical reframing of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Julie Taymor directs Julianne Moore in a frustratingly muted look at the feminist movement icon.
The story behind one of the most powerful feminist anthems of the ’70s gets a glossy treatment that ignores its grittier reality.
In his latest anti-biopic, Michael Almereyda drenches the life of the famed inventor in layers of enticing artifice.
Bennett Miller’s adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book is an overlong, overcrowded sports biopic partially redeemed by its cast.
Marjane Satrapi’s biopic of Marie Curie can’t cure what ails you, even with a strong Rosamund Pike turn at the center.
Playing a creator who needs adoration, Philip Seymour Hoffman revels in the idiosyncrasies of famed author Truman Capote in Bennett Miller’s biopic.
Gus Van Sant’s squeaky clean biopic about the famed gay rights activist marks a myopic and pandering misstep in the director’s filmography.
Coming off his documentary work, Greg Barker presents his first scripted feature in a mishmash of undercooked storylines and characters.
Netflix’s new limited series deftly looks at racism, colorism, sexism, and more, all with typically great work from Octavia Spencer.
Shirley Jackson’s story is brought to sumptuous life thanks to Josephine Decker and a typically-great Elisabeth Moss performance.
Scorsese recovered from the brutal conditions of Gangs of New York with an intimate, tragic portrait of the foibles of genius.
Like its subject, Judy has its good nights and bad nights, but it’s always saved by a powerhouse Zellweger performance.
Tom Hanks charms as Fred Rogers in the trailer for Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, out in theaters this Thanksgiving.
Abel Ferrara eulogizes fellow scandalizer Pier Paolo Pasolini in a suitably grimy tone poem featuring Willem Dafoe.
Todd Haynes’ unconventional take on the life of Bob Dylan turned the concept of myth & reality on its head.
Elton John’s not the man they think he is at home in Dexter Fletcher’s sparkling, muddled biopic.
We chat with the creator of the podcast series Blockbuster about dramatizing the early creative partnership of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas