REVIEW: Rocketman (2019)

This week saw the release of Rocketman, the musical biopic of flamboyant rockstar Elton John. I likely would have seen this movie for its subject matter alone, but the trailers have been fantastic too, so it was a must-see all around. The Kingsman films aren’t among my favorites, but Taron Egerton displays great charisma in …

REVIEW: Tolkien (2019)

When I first heard that a biopic was being done for J.R.R. Tolkien, it occurred to me that it seems strange how they hadn’t already made one. After all, biographies never seem to go out of style, and he is the father of modern fantasy as we know it. That being said, Tolkien’s estate protects …

Why I’m Excited: Tolkien

I’ve always been fascinated by a myriad of literary luminaries. Whether it’s J.M. Barrie (Finding Neverland), P.L. Travers (Saving Mr. Banks), or of course, William Shakespeare (All is True), the biopics of their lives give us insight into the works they bestowed on the world and inspire others to go forth and create. So when …

Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan for Netflix

Whatcha gonna do when the God of Thunder runs wild on you? A Hollywood Reporter exclusive reveals that Chris Hemsworth will play legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan in a Netflix biopic. Directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover, Old School, the upcoming Joker) and written by Scott Silver (Joker, The Fighter) and John Pollono (Stronger), the film …

Nicholas Hoult Shares Photos From Upcoming Tolkien Biopic

X-Men actor Nicholas Hoult has shared new four photos from his upcoming role as J.R.R. Tolkien in the film Tolkien to his Instagram profile. You can view all of the photos here. Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski directs the Fox Searchlight biopic about the legendary Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit author. The film is …

REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Anyone who knows and loves great music has heard some of Queen’s songs, and probably everybody else too, for that matter. People may have heard “We Will Rock You” or “Another One Bites the Dust“ and not even given a thought to where they originated. I grew up with the music of Queen, so like …