Biography

7673.Ip Man 4 (100% English Speaking,Chinese Subtitle on bottom )


Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Wilson Yip
Starring: Donnie Yen , Scott Adkins , Danny Chan Kwok-Kwan , Vanness Wu

Plot: The Kung Fu master travels to the U.S. where his student has upset the local martial arts community by opening a Wing Chun school.

7669.Mr Jones


Genre: Biography | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Agnieszka Holland
Starring: James Norton , Vanessa Kirby , Peter Sarsgaard , Joseph Mawle

Plot: Based on real events, the dramatic thriller “Gareth Jones” chronicles a British investigative journalist as he travels deep into the Soviet Union to uncover an international conspiracy. His life-or-death journey inspires George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”. The director of the film is Agnieszka Holland.

7653.Richard Jewell


Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Paul Walter Hauser , Sam Rockwell , Brandon Stanley , Ryan Boz

Plot: American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist.

7652.Dark Waters


Genre: Biography | Drama | History | Thriller
Directed by: Todd Haynes
Starring: Anne Hathaway , Mark Ruffalo , Tim Robbins , Bill Pullman

Plot: A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

7645.Bombshell


Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Jay Roach
Starring: Charlize Theron , Nicole Kidman , Margot Robbie , John Lithgow

Plot: A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

7639.Harriet


Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Kasi Lemmons
Starring: Cynthia Erivo , Leslie Odom Jr. , Joe Alwyn , Clarke Peters

Plot: Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

7632.Ford V Ferrari


Top Rated Movies #128 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | Sport
Directed by: James Mangold
Starring: Matt Damon , Christian Bale , Jon Bernthal , Caitriona Balfe

Plot: American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

7629.A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood


Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Marielle Heller
Starring: Tom Hanks , Matthew Rhys , Chris Cooper , Susan Kelechi Watson

Plot: Two-time Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbor.

7622.The Two Popes


Nominated for 4 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Fernando Meirelles
Starring: Jonathan Pryce , Anthony Hopkins , Juan Minujín , Sidney Cole

Plot: An intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. Inspired by true events.

7618.The Aeronauts


Genre: Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | Romance
Directed by: Tom Harper
Starring: Felicity Jones , Eddie Redmayne , Himesh Patel , Lewin Lloyd

Plot: In 1862, pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) teams up with daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Rennes (Felicity Jones) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world, they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

7617.Hell On The Border


Genre: Adventure | Biography | Western
Directed by: Wes Miller
Starring: Ron Perlman , Frank Grillo , Zahn McClarnon , David Gyasi

Plot: A movie based on the true life story of Bass Reeves, a legendary tough African American cowboy in the Wild West. Bass Reeves was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory. During his long career, he was credited with arresting more than 3,000 felons. He shot and killed 14 outlaws in self-defense

7605.Judy


Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Biography | Drama | Romance
Directed by: Rupert Goold
Starring: Renée Zellweger , Rufus Sewell , Jessie Buckley , Michael Gambon

Plot: Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

7590.The Irishman


Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert De Niro , Al Pacino , Joe Pesci , Anna Paquin

Plot: Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. In particular, the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of his life-long friend, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975 at the age of 62.

7564.Official Secrets

OFFSE
Genre: Biography | Drama | Romance | Thriller | War
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Matthew Goode , Keira Knightley , MyAnna Buring , Ralph Fiennes

Plot: A morality tale for the 21st century, Official Secrets tells the true story of British Intelligence whistle-blower Katharine Gun who, during the immediate run-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, leaked a top secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing smaller, undecided member states into voting for war. At great personal and professional risk, journalist Martin Bright published the leaked document in The Observer newspaper in London, and the story made headlines around the world. Members of the Security Council were outraged and any chance of a UN resolution in favour of war collapsed. But within days, Bush declared he no longer needed UN backing and invaded anyway. As Iraq descended into chaos, Katharine was arrested and charged with breaching the Official Secrets Act. Martin faced potential charges too. Their legal battles exposed the highest levels of government in both London and Washington …

7561.The King

TKING
Genre: Biography | Drama | History | Romance | War
Directed by: David Michôd
Starring: Robert Pattinson , Timothée Chalamet , Lily-Rose Depp , Joel Edgerton

Plot: Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life – including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton).

7560.Brian Banks

BRBAN
Genre: Biography | Drama | Sport
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Starring: Greg Kinnear , Aldis Hodge , Melanie Liburd , Tiffany Dupont

Plot: The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. Despite lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation. Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL.

7551.Dolemite Is My Name

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Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Craig Brewer
Starring: Eddie Murphy , Keegan-Michael Key , Kodi Smit-McPhee , Wesley Snipes

Plot: Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

7527.The Current War (100% English Speaking,korean Subtitle on bottom )

TCW
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Starring: Tom Holland , Benedict Cumberbatch , Nicholas Hoult , Matthew Macfadyen

Plot: Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, THE CURRENT WAR is the epic story of the cutthroat competition between the greatest inventors of the industrial age over whose electrical system would power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, has seen fatal flaws in Edison’s direct current design. Igniting a war of currents, Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and written by playwright Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of our Parents), THE CURRENT WAR also stars Katherine Waterston, Nicholas Hoult, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, and Tuppence Middleton.

7493.Wish Man

WIMA
Genre: Biography
Directed by: Theo Davies
Starring: Andrew Steel , Kirby Bliss Blanton , Tom Sizemore , Danny Trejo

Plot: One boy’s wish changed a man. One man’s wish changed the world.

7404.Rocketman (100%)

ROKM
Genre: Biography | Drama | Music | Musical
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden

Plot: A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.

7479.Driven

DRIVEN
Genre: Biography | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Starring: Erin Moriarty , Lee Pace , Judy Greer , Jason Sudeikis

Plot: After he’s busted for smuggling coke on his plane, Jim Hoffman has a chance to start over in a lush, affluent suburb of San Diego. Jim and his wife, Ellen are surprised to find maverick auto mogul John DeLorean lives in a glamorous house down the street. Soon an unexpected friendship forms between the two men, just as John’s new venture–the DeLorean Motor Company–is taking off. But with the FBI pushing Jim to inform on his flashy former dealer, Morgan Hetrick and John’s financing falling through the cracks, things are far from idyllic…and about to take a dark turn. Based on the real events that would become the celebrity scandal of it’s generation.

7463.Trial by Fire

TBF
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Starring: Laura Dern , Jack O’Connell , Emily Meade , Jade Pettyjohn

Plot: The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

7456.Skin

SKIN
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Guy Nattiv
Starring: Jamie Bell , Danielle Macdonald , Daniel Henshall , Bill Camp

Plot: Based on the 2012 MSNBC documentary, Bryon Widner was one of the FBI’s most sought after white supremacists. Covered in racist tattoos from head to toe that he earned performing hate crimes, he conducts a destructive life and is headed down the path of no return. When he meets Julie and her three young daughters from previous relationships, the responsibilities of fatherhood give him the desire to leave the movement behind. He endures death threats and harassment from his old gang while attempting to turn his life around. With the help of the FBI and SPLC, he undergoes 25 brutal tattoo removal surgeries in exchange for decoding the tattoos covering his body, which culminates in the arrest and conviction of his former gang.

7455.Tolkien

TOLKEIN
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Dome Karukoski
Starring: Lily Collins, Nicholas Hoult, Laura Donnelly

Plot: Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

7433.Breakthrough

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Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Roxann Dawson
Starring: Topher Grace , Josh Lucas , Mike Colter , Chrissy Metz

Plot: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake Saint Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth’s mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there was a pulse, and Smith came around.

7424.Red Joan

REDJOAN
Genre: Biography , Drama , Romance
Directed by: Trevor Nunn
Starring: Judi Dench , Sophie Cookson , Stephen Campbell Moore , Tom Hughes

Plot: English born Joan Stanley, a Soviet and communist party sympathizer, becomes employed as a British government civil servant, and gets recruited by the KGB in the mid 1930s. She successfully transfers nuclear bomb secrets to the Soviet Union (Russia), which enables them to keep up with the west in the development of atomic weapons, and remains undetected as a spy for over a half a century.

7421.The Best of Enemies

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Genre: Biography , Drama , History
Directed by: Robin Bissell
Starring: Taraji P. Henson , Sam Rockwell , Babou Ceesay , Anne Heche

Plot: Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.

7420.City of Lies

COL
Genre: Biography , Crime , Drama , Mystery , Thriller
Directed by: Brad Furman
Starring: Johnny Depp , Forest Whitaker , Toby Huss , Dayton Callie

Plot: Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

7400.Saint Judy

SAIJUDY
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Sean Hanish
Starring: Michelle Monaghan, Leem Lubany, Common

Plot: The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood, and how she single-handedly changed the U.S. law of asylum to save women’s lives.

7395.All is True

AIT
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst

Plot: A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.

7389.The Kid

TKID
Genre: Biography | Drama | Western
Directed by: Vincent D’Onofrio
Starring: Chris Pratt, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ethan Hawke

Plot: The story of a young boy who witnesses Billy the Kid’s encounter with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

7351.Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil and Vile

ESEV
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Joe Berlinger
Starring: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan

Plot: A courtroom frenzy ensues and sweeps 1970s America when a young single mother reluctantly tips the attention of a widespread manhunt toward her longtime boyfriend, Ted Bundy.

7345.Fighting with My Family

FWMF
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Sport
Directed by: Stephen Merchant
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn

Plot: A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

7341.JT LeRoy

jtle
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Justin Kelly
Starrings: Kristen Stewart, Diane Kruger, Laura Dern

Plot: A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.

7327.The Professor and the Madman

TPAMM
Genre: Biography | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Farhad Safinia
Starrings: Natalie Dormer, Mel Gibson, Steve Coogan

Plot: Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

7312.The Dirt

TDIRT
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Music
Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
Starrings: Douglas Booth, Iwan Rheon, Daniel Webber

Plot: The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock ‘n roll groups in history.

7310.On the Basis of Sex

OBOS
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Mimi Leder
Starrings: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux

Plot: The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

7309.Welcome to Marwen

wlctma
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Steve Carell, Falk Hentschel, Matt O’Leary

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

7296.Stan and Ollie

stanaollie
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Jon S. Baird
Starring: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson

Plot: The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair’s triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair’s love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.

7261.Mary Queen Of Scots

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Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Josie Rourke
Starrings: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden

Plot: Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

7240.At Eternitys Gate

AEG
Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Julian Schnabel
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac

Plot: During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present..

7237.A Private War

APW
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Matthew Heineman
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander, Jamie Dornan

Plot: In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her — along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) — to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

7236.Can You Ever Forgive Me

CYEFM
Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Marielle Heller
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

Plot: Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats).

7227.Boy Erased

BOYER
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Joel Edgerton
Starring: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton

Plot: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

7104.Bohemian Rhapsody (100%)

bohr
Genre: Biography | Drama | Music
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee

Plot: Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

7210.Vice

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Nominated for 6 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | History
Directed by: Adam McKay
Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell

Plot: The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

7209.Beautiful Boy

beboy
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Felix van Groeningen
Starring: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney

Plot: Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

7203.The Favorite

Nominated for 5 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | History
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz

Plot: Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

7200.Green Book

greenbook
Nominated for 5 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Music
Directed by: Peter Farrelly
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Plot: In 1962, Tony “Tony Lip” Vallelonga, a tough bouncer, is looking for work with his nightclub is closed for renovations. The most promising offer turns out to be the driver for the African-American classical pianist Don Shirley for a concert tour into the Deep South states. Although hardly enthused at working for a black man, Tony accepts the job and they begin their trek armed with The Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide for safe travel through America’s racial segregation. Together, the snobbishly erudite pianist and the crudely practical bouncer can barely get along with their clashing attitudes to life and ideals. However, as the disparate pair witness and endure America’s appalling injustices on the road, they find a newfound respect for each other’s talents and heart to face them together. In doing so, they would nurture a friendship and understanding that would change both their lives.

7135.First Man (100%)

FIMA
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

Plot: A Biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. Exploring the sacrifices and costs on the Nation and Neil himself, during one of the most dangerous missions in the history of space travel.

7150.Colette

COL
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Wash Westmoreland
Starring: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson

Plot: After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette’s fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression. Directed by Wash Westmoreland and written by Wash Westmoreland, Richard Glatzer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

7114.Outlaw King

OUTLK
Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: David Mackenzie
Starring: Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Rebecca Robin

Plot: A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish ‘Outlaw King’ Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

7010.BlacKkKlansman (100%)

BLM
Genres: Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Spike Lee
Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.

7089.My Dinner with Herve

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Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Sacha Gervasi
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Peter Dinklage, Andy Garcia

Plot: A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star of the hit ’70s TV series “Fantasy Island”, who took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.

7071.22 July

22JULY
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Starring: Jon Øigarden, Øystein Martinsen, Anders Danielsen Lie

Plot: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utøya Island outside of Oslo. A three-part story. About the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

7053.Operation Finale

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Genre: Biography | Drama | History | Thriller
Directed by: Chris Weitz
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent

Plot: Director Chris Weitz’s historical thriller is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann – the man who masterminded the “Final Solution” – in Argentina. Oscar Isaac plays the legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin, while Ben Kingsley plays his emotionally manipulative arch-nemesis. After tracking Eichmann down to Buenos Aires, Malkin and his men captured him and brought him to Israel for a historic 8-month trial.

7045.Whitney

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Genre: Documentary | Biography | Music
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin

Plot: An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

6944.A Prayer Before Dawn

APBD
Genre: Action | Biography | Crime | Drama | Sport
Directed by: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
Starring: Joe Cole, Vithaya Pansringarm, Panya Yimmumphai

Plot: The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand’s most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

6943.Shock and Awe

SAA
Genre: Biography | Drama | History | Thriller
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Starring: Jessica Biel, James Marsden, Milla Jovovich

Plot: A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the president’s claim that Saddam Hussein has “weapons of mass destruction.”

6938.Billionaire Boys Club

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Genre: Biography | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: James Cox
Starring: Taron Egerton, Kevin Spacey, Suki Waterhouse

Plot: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly.