Tag Archives: Biopics

TrailerWatch – Renée Zellweger channels “Judy”

Shut up you’re crying. Oh man am I gonna be a blubbery mess when I catch this in theaters. I’m already verklempt after this trailer. Start filling out your Oscar ballots y’all. Synopsis! Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland … Continue reading

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Gus Writes: “Rocketman”!

Gotta love when Gus Russo takes the lead here at AFan – herewith, his excellent review of Rocketman! With Rocketman, director Dexter Fletcher is the now the official king of the pop music biopic. Right on the heels of his … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The Dirt” looks like a kickass hooligan’s holiday

“HOLY SHIT.” I grew up on Aqua Net, Manic Panic, and 80s Bands. So when I heard that a Mötley Crüe biopic was in the works, I salivated. Would this film be as much fun as I (kinda…because 80s) remember? … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “EXTREMELY WICKED SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND Vile” presents Zac Efron as Ted Bundy

And I’ve gotta say it’s pretty convincing so far. Efron gets that blend of guy-next-door and Stanner Supreme Bundy seemed to have in historical photos. Synopsis! A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime … Continue reading

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“On the Basis of Sex”

“You’re a smart girl, Ruthie. You married a star!” Story: The real-life story of Kiki Bader Ginsburg, and how she went from law school student, wife and mother to a Supreme Court justice. Yeah, her nickname is Kiki. That’s simply wonderful. … Continue reading

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” will definitely rock you

Nutshell: let’s let Freddie do it, shall we? “I feel alive/And the world—I’ll turn it inside out/Yeah/I’m floating around/In ecstasy”.  Yep, that sums it up. The bar has been raised for the musical biopic. Good luck to future films in … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Taron Egerton is a young Sir Elton in “Rocketman”

Elton John is a legend,no doubt. But do you know his early years? (Seriously – give Honky Chateau a listen. You’re welcome.) Rocketman dives into Sir Elton’s early years, and this trailer looks great. Synopsis! ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy … Continue reading

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