Category: Biography

Camille (2019) 6.6

Camille (2019)

The story of Camille Lepage, a French photojournalist who was killed at age 26 in the Central African Republic....

What Would Sophia Loren Do? (2021) -
Joe Hill (1971) 7.4

Joe Hill (1971)

In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy goi...

Toast (2010) (TV) 6.6

Toast (2010) (TV)

Wolverhampton,1967: nine year old Nigel Slater loves his mother though she is a hopeless cook, her finest offering being toast whilst he has great culinary aspirations. When she dies of asthma Nigel is left with a distan...

Queen Mimi (2015) 7.2

Queen Mimi (2015)

When you feel like a queen, even a laundromat can be a palace. Marie "Mimi" Haist defied her adulterous husband and moved onto the streets in her 50s, living in parking lots and doorways until finding her "home" one stor...

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014) 6.2

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014)

'Even though I live in South Korea, my heart is in North Korea. The North Koreans are not strangers, but my brethren'. These words spoken by Mr. Lee, the film's main character, reveal an internal conflict in the national...

Kundun (1997) 7

Kundun (1997)

The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation o...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) 6.7

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson), driven...

Chopper (2000) 7.2

Chopper (2000)

Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a murder sentence in prison. His book, From the Inside, upon which the film is based, was a best-sell...

Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin’ (2010) 7.4

Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin’ (2010)

Explores the remarkable art and life of painter extraordinaire Robert Williams an American underground legend, examining the territory between pop culture and fine art, and measuring the multiple meanings of "success" - ...

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV) 5.9

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV)

This is the story of the decades-long love affair between June Carter and her husband, Johnny Cash, a love that was stretched to the breaking point by Johnny's addiction to pills.::Breakdown Services, Ltd....

Eichmann (2007) 5.9

Eichmann (2007)

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli police officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the fFnal Sol...

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017) 7

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017)

'OG' is a film about a legendary, Brazilian born, NYC skateboarder, Harry Jumonji. In the course of telling his story, through his triumphs and travails, Jumonji emerges in this portrait as an adolescent innocent, much l...

Rock Around the World (1957) 5.4

Rock Around the World (1957)

This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. His manager wanted him to be a tough rock'n'roller and so challenge Elvis Presley but Tommy is too nice. He becomes famous anyway !!...

Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021) 6.9
What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. She becomes his...

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV) 6.7

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV)

Shy sixteen-year-old Stacy Collins can't believe that the most popular guy in school, an attractive athlete named Bobby Tennison, is interested in her. At first she is flattered by his constant attention, but then he bec...

Hellsinki (2009) 6.8

Hellsinki (2009)

Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.::M.I.C...

Sirius (2013) 6.3

Sirius (2013)

Sirius is a feature length documentary that follows Dr. Steven Greer - an Emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher - as he struggles to disclose top secret information about classified energy and propulsion techniques...

Gut Hack (2017) 7.1

Gut Hack (2017)

A bio-hacker seeks to cure himself by swapping his microbiome with a donor's, a controversial and dangerous technique....

Rembrandt (1936) 7.1

Rembrandt (1936)

This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he is bankrupt but consoles himself...

The Cult of JT LeRoy (2014) 6.7

The Cult of JT LeRoy (2014)

JT LeRoy was a teen prostitute, addicted to heroin and infected with HIV, when a therapist encouraged him to write his life stories. Buoyed by a cadre of celebrities, he published three critically acclaimed books. His de...

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017) 7.2

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)

CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mum's spare room with his gir...

Fighter in the Wind (2004) 7

Fighter in the Wind (2004)

A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot, but ends up on the streets battling racism, organized crime, occupying American servicemen, and his own fear of failur...

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) 7.7

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his spe...

The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV) 7.4

The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV)

A seamstress recalls events leading to her act of peaceful defiance that prompted the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama....

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010) 6.9

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

Lucien Ginsburg, a rebellious French Jewish boy with a grotesque imagination, hates playing the piano like his father, a bar professional, and manages to be admitted to Montmartre Academy as a painter, where he befriends...

Padre Padrone (1977) 7.4

Padre Padrone (1977)

The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal fathe...

Miracle (2004) 7.5

Miracle (2004)

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place wher...

Coach Carter (2005) 7.3

Coach Carter (2005)

In 1999, Ken Carter accepts the job of basketball coach for his old high school in a poor area of Richmond, CA. As much dismayed by the poor attitudes of his players as well as their dismal play performance, Carter sets ...

The Mad Phoenix (1997) 8

The Mad Phoenix (1997)

The legendary life story of Cantonese opera playwright "Mad Phoenix" Kiang Yu-kou.::Movie Guy...

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011) 7.2

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

IF A TREE FALLS is a rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.' With unprecedented access and a nuance...

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (2019) (TV) 7

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (2019) (TV)

A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi....

Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3

Camille Claudel (1988)

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. She ...

Juarez (1939) 7.1

Juarez (1939)

The newly-named Emperor Maximillian, the only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire, arrives in Mexico in the early 1860s with his wife Carlotta to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juarez and popular demand for demo...

The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) 7.8

The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)

Along a rocky, barren coastline, Jesus begins teaching, primarily using parables. He attracts disciples; he's stern, brusque, and demanding. He comes to bring a sword, not peace, he says. He's in a hurry, moving from pla...

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan (2020) 8.1

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan (2020)

A look at the life of Irish singer/songwriter and Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan....

Cesar Chavez (2014) 6.4

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a livi...

The Story of Adele H (1975) 7.3

The Story of Adele H (1975)

Halifax, 1863. A young woman, Miss Lewly, comes to Halifax to search for Lt Pinson, with whom she is madly in love. Actually, she is Adèle Hugo, the second daughter of the great French literary figure and statesman. The ...

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan (2020) 8.2

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan (2020)

A look at the life of Irish singer/songwriter and Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan....