Biopic

Your definitive guide to 2019’s best biopics and real-life movies

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    The first trailer for Renée Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic has dropped

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Elton John with his mum Sheila
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The true story of Elton John’s fraught relationships with the women in his life

From his mother Sheila Farebrother to grandmother Ivy Sewell and ex-wife Renate Blauel, this is the reality of the singer’s relationships as seen in Rocketman.

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Taran Egerton in Rocketman. Image: Paramount
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The Elton John film is brutally honest, and that’s what we need from biopics

The musician has given the film permission to make him "look ugly".

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Sarah Shaffi
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Film Review | Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant
Life

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a beautifully observed portrayal of loneliness

Melissa McCarthy is truly magnificent as an embittered and whiskey-soaked Lee Israel, says Under Her Eye’s Emily Gargan.

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Life

Loved Just Kids? Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe’s story is being turned into a film

Matt Smith stars as the celebrated photographer in this new movie about his life

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kayleigh Dray
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The trailer for Felicity Jones’ On The Basis Of Sex will make you want to smash the patriarchy

All hail Ruth Bader Ginsburg

People

Gemma Arterton is taking on the role of this iconic diva for a new biopic

And the woman behind Carol is directing it

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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People

Brie Larson is playing a very important figure in feminist history

Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for president, was a fascinating character.

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Moya Crockett
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People

A new film about Hillary Clinton’s mysterious gap year is on its way

Actor Addison Timlin is playing 22-year-old Hillary Rodham.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Virginia Woolf’s lesbian love affair takes centre stage in new biopic

Eva Green and Gemma Arterton will co-star as Woolf and her lover Vita Sackville-West.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The trailer for Natalie Portman’s Jackie is absolutely breathtaking

She stars as former First Lady Jackie Kennedy

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Kayleigh Dray
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