Monday, 2 June 2008

Film Reviews - Biopics

Wikipedia Definition of Biopics: A biographical film, or biopic (biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people. They differ from films “based on a true story” or “historical films” in that they attempt to comprehensively tell a person’s life story or at least the most historically important years of their lives.

Is it bi-opic, or bio-pic? According to Merriam Webster online (press the little speaker icon), it's bio-pic. Biopics are biographical films that dramatically show the life of a person or people (see Wiki definition). Often these films can also be historical films as well.

Hear more on Episode 33 of the Movie Moxie Podcast where I take on Biopics as a Genre & review Soul Surfer.

Agora
Alexander
Angel at My Table, An
B1
Bright Star
Bronson
Cleopatra (1963)
Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio
Creation
Damned United, The
Factory Girl
Fighter, The
Gandhi
I Love You Phillip Morris
Ip Man 2
Ironclad
JCVD
Joan Rivers - A Piece of Work
Julius Caesar (1953)
Kill the Irishman
Last Station, The
Little Ashes
Invictus
King's Speech, The
Mao's Last Dancer
Mongol
Nowhere Boy
Public Enemies
Red Baron, The
Rocket, The / Maurice Richard
Runaways, The
Savage Grace
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Snowtown
Social Network, The
Soul Surfer
Soundtracker
Spartacus
Vie en Rose, La / Ma Mome
Woman with the 5 Elephants, The
World According to Ion B., The

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1 comment:

Sacred Suzie said...

That is so cool you can listen like that! Thank you for continuing to help me get education with all this film terminology MovieMoxie!

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