Tag Archives: Bio-pic

Best Picture Oscar: Hidden Figures [2016]

Hidden Figures is the heart-warming tale of three gifted African American women who work for NASA, and their contributions to the early stages of the space race. It shows their contribution to the first crucial attempt to get an American … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs [2015]

Much has already been written about how this is not a conventional bio-pic (biopic?) but a highly structured reimagining of three sets of behind-the-scenes confrontations with Jobs before three critical product launches. This is a kind of synecdoche for Jobs’ … Continue reading

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Iron Lady [2012]

The reviews for this film have generally talked about two things – how politically naive and simplistic it is, and how amazing Meryl Streep is as Margaret Thatcher. These views are both pretty much spot on, so much so that … Continue reading

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