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James Brown Biopic: Should Life Stories Really Include Fabricated Incidents?

Charles Thomson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Thomson

It is surely irresponsible to insert significant, fictitious incidents into movies marketed as true stories. Besides which, James Brown's life story was about as dramatic as they come. If you can't turn that into a compelling movie without inventing non-existent shotgun fire, nobody's life story is safe.

Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.

Weinstein Confirms 'A Friend of Dorothy' in Anne Hathaway!

Peter Mac | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

There is nothing to get the Judy Garland fan community more fired up than the news of a biopic of their favorite rainbow diva. Well the flames have be...

ReThink Review: Reaching for the Moon - Of Parks and Poetry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Kim

I went into Reaching For the Moon as blind as could be, having never heard of Elizabeth Bishop, her poetry, Lota de Macedo Soares, or the creation of Flamengo Park, and I left totally curious and enthralled by all of it.

THIS Is The Actress Who Will Play Gabby Douglas In The Story About Her Life

Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices

After making history, and penning two books about her life, there's now a biopic in the works about the amazing (albeit short) life of Olympic gold me...

What Happens To Justin Bieber In 40 Years?

Posted 09.07.2013 | Comedy

Obviously, the only actor who can pull off Justin Bieber as a fat, middle-aged has-been is Jim O'Heir (a.k.a Jerry from "Parks & Rec.") Jimmy Kimmel s...

ReThink Review: Jobs -- An Apple Fan's Review

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Jobs got hammered by critics and has performed poorly at the box office. However, I'm guessing a lot of those critics aren't like me -- someone who grew up on Apple computers, devoured Walt Isaacson's biography, and has followed the company's every move for years.

The Steve Jobs Biopic Trailer Is Here, and It's a Vintage Tech Fantasy

Austin Considine | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Austin Considine

Maybe you didn't have time to read Walter Isaacson's 656-page biography of Steve Jobs -- a little long, ironically, for reading on the iPhone and iPad. No worries, Apple fanboys and girls: There's plenty more to come.

Mandela's Reaction To Biopic

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.25.2013 | Black Voices

When Nelson Mandela recently watched footage of “Mandela,” a new biopic in which Idris Elba plays the charismatic South African leader, he was so ...

Who Can Best Fake Fred Rogers' Sincerity?

Eliot Daley | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Eliot Daley

Back in the 1970s, Burger King decided to create commercials aimed at children using an actor impersonating "Mister Rogers." Was he good? Did it work? Let me tell you how good he was and how well it worked: When I first saw the commercial while at home one late afternoon, I thought it was Fred.

Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Nina Simone Biopic

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Actor Mike Epps is joining the cast of "Nina," the Nina Simone biopic written and directed by Cynthia Mort. Epps will play comedian Richard Pryor,...

Bill Clinton Dream Casts His Biopic

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.01.2012 | Entertainment

When it comes to dream casting his own biopic, Bill Clinton has his sights set on Hollywood's elite. On Thursday night's "Piers Morgan Tonight," t...

Miles Davis Biopic In The Works

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

An upcoming Miles Davis biopic looks like it will see the light of day after George Tillman Jr. has agreed to direct. Tillman's resume includes the No...

Elvis 'Buddy Movie' In The Works

Rolling Stone | Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

Filmmaker John Scheinfeld made his name directing documentaries about John Lennon and Harry Nilsson, but he's the first to admit that it's hard to pul...

Lisa Frank: Misunderstood Genius

Posted 10.19.2011 | Comedy

Move over, Jackson Pollock. Lisa Frank's tale of growing up in a world that didn't comprehend her artistic vision is the new classic biopic of a misun...