Weird: The Al Yankovic Story turns the musical biopic genre on its head as the film is the first major parody of the genre since 2007. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story turns 15 years old in December. It was the musical biopic to end all musical biopics because of how much it parodied the genre. Since its release, every major musical biopic has hit all the checkmarks. Nearly 15 years later, along comes Weird…"Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Is A Laugh Riot"
The Ides of March, the political thriller starring Ryan Gosling and George Clooney, marks its tenth anniversary since its 2011 release. This film, based on Farrugut North by Beau Willimon, takes a behind-the-scenes look at political campaign drama. However, in as much as it is inside baseball, the film also focuses on Pennsylvania Governor Mike Morris’s sexual affair and how it nearly ends his presidential campaign. Politics can be an ugly event and this film…"The Ides of March: Political Thriller Marks 10 Years"
Kajillionaire is a heist movie that follows a family of con artists living in Los Angeles and struggling to keep a roof over their head. Robert (Richard Jenkins) and Theresa Dyne (Debra Winger) are con artists. They’ve raised their daughter, Old Dolio (Evan Rachel Wood), to follow them into the family business. It may not be the best life but it’s the life they have for themselves. The family owes money while also living in…"Sundance 2020: Kajillionaire"