Tag Archives: Biopic

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

★★★
Go see this film for its great cast and Oprah Winfrey’s Oscar-worthy performance. Continue reading

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Jobs (2013)

★★1/2
Well intentioned, but ultimately a poorly managed look at a very complicated and complex man. Continue reading

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Hitchcock (2012)

★★1/2
When we want the film to speak to us, we get goofiness. When we want to smile, we get melodramatic soap opera malarkey. Continue reading

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Iron Lady, The (2011)

[Rating:2/5]
“…a staggering disappointment regarding everything not named Meryl Streep.” Continue reading

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My Week With Marilyn (2011)

[Rating:3.5/5]
“Williams is far and away the belle of the ball and the successes found within the film largely, if not completely, are because of her transformation.” Continue reading

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Amelia (2009)

[Rating:2/5]
“With great disappointment I have to say that Mira Nair’s “Amelia” fails, at times spectacularly so, to be the biopic that Earhart so richly deserves…” Continue reading

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