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I spend a lot of time at either the cinema or theatre. You will then find reviews from these films and shows!

Posts tagged “Biography

Behind the Candelabra (2013) Review

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The film chronicles the love story between Liberace and his young lover Scott Thorson over a six-year period.

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The Founder (2016) Review

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A film looking at the rise of McDonald’s and the man who really kick started it Ray Kroc. After Dick and Mac came up with the brand new idea to really change restaurants in America (and then the world).

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Hidden Figures (2016) Review

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NASA was a different place early on the space programme as they were attempting to get a rocket into space. This story shows how three African-American women played vital roles in making that happen, all possessing incredible mathematical skills.

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Loving (2016) Review

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The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving an interracial couple who were punished in Virginia for being together. The fight they must endure for their love to be recognised will eventually change America.

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The Elephant Man (1980) Review

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Fredrick Treves is a Victorian surgeon and he wants to rescue a man who has been mistreated and in side show freak act named the Elephant Man due to his heavily disfigured features. John Merrick as it turns out is rather intelligent and very sensitive.

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Jackie (2016) Review

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We take a look into the grief Jackie Kennedy is suffering from after the assassination of her husband President John F. Kennedy and what she did to ensure he would have a legacy.

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Race (2016) Review

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Jesse Owens dreams of winning a gold medal and being the best athlete he can be, thrust into the spotlight in the very controversial 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. He overcomes all of the odds to prove just how good he is. This film shows his rise and accomplishments that almost didn’t actually happen!

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Snowden (2016) Review

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Edward Snowden made headlines three years ago when he leaked a lot of classified government information to the press. How the US were spying on well everyone by using illegal surveillance techniques.

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Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2016) Review

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A film which takes a closer look at the investigation to the landing of a plane on the Hudson River.

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Queen of Katwe (2016) Review

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The true story of how Phiona’s life is changed forever when Robert introduces a group of Ugandan children to the game of Chess. The strategy and logic required seems perfect for the girl who can easily problem solve.

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