With Reagan’s biographers being all whiney about The Butler, and Naomi Watts apparently convinced that Princess Di’s been looking down on Watts as she plays her, thinking “Ooh, yes, lovely work there, Naomi,” we thought it was a good time to consider the nature of the biopic. Then we got a bit overwhelmed and decided to just harp on about a few that, for some reason or another, stood out to us.
Now that he’s ESCAPED the hunger…
This month sees the release of Thatcher-fest The Iron Lady, much to the chagrin of David Cameron, and rather than being what we all want it to be – a cross between Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man and Ted Hughes’ not-quite-as-good-as-Iron-Giant-but-still-pretty-good The Iron Woman – it is, in fact, another boring, by the numbers, Oscar hounding biopic, no different to any that have come before. Sigh, does the biopic genre show that the film industry is running out of ideas?
Maybe Mike Myers could cameo? No?
Martin Luther King biopics are like London busses…
Say goodbye to James Cameron rumours…
The first photographs of Michelle Yeoh as Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi have been released.
EXCLUSIVE – Aung San Suu Kyi’s personal life is to be the subject of a forthcoming biopic starring Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Michelle Yeoh.