Biopics

Daniel Radcliffe’s ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Movie to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Get ready to crank up that polka music. “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” the upcoming Roku original film starring Daniel Radcliffe as the beloved parody musician, will make…

19 Oscar Contenders From the Year So Far Include ‘Elvis,’ ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Multiverses, flying jets and a film that speaks to the horrors of our political reality make up only some of the movies from the first half of 2022.…

From ‘Nope’ to ‘The Fabelmans,’ Oscar Season Soon Takes Off With Dozens of Potential Contenders

As of June 30, we’re at the halfway point for 2022 — and for the Oscar eligibility year. There are dozens of possibilities coming up and many familiar…

‘Superheroes’ to Open Karlovy Vary, ‘Three Thousand Years’ Closes Festival

Paolo Genovese’s “Superheroes” will be the opening film of the 56th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on July 1, while George Miller’s “Three Thousand Years of Longing” will…

Why Isn’t ‘Elvis’ a Home Run? Because It’s Not Actually Baz Luhrmann-ish Enough (Column)

Reading the reviews of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” one would be forgiven for thinking that it must be some madly baroque spectacle of exquisite excess, the sort of thing…

‘Elvis’ Fact or Fiction: Colonel Tom Parker Biographer on What’s Real and Not in Baz Luhrmann Biopic

Does the phrase “That’s All Right, Mama” apply to the new “Elvis” movie… as in, “that’s all correct, ma’am”? No one is probably expecting that; any practiced watcher…

Banijay Iberia, ’30 Coins’ Creator Alex de la Iglesia Strike Production Alliance

Banijay Iberia has struck a strategic partnership with Alex de la Iglesia which will see the high-profile Spanish writer-director and his partner at Pokeespsie Films, actor-producer Carolina Bang,…

Jonah Hill Is Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese’s Grateful Dead Biopic

The story of The Grateful Dead, one of rock music’s all-time greatest bands, will be told in an upcoming untitled biopic, courtesy of Apple. The company has lined…

Taking Care of Business Teaser Reveals First Look at Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Biopic

If there is anyone qualified to bring the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley’s colorful story to life on screen, then Baz Luhrmann has got to be…