This Christian Bale-led biopic follows Dick Cheney’s rise from drunken miscreant to the most powerful man in the country. In this journey, family life, heart attacks, ethics, constitutional & international law prove to be no match to Cheney’s thirst for power.
This biopic follows Freddy Mercury’s (Rami Malek) journey from student to mega star as the lead singer of the band who wrote the song for which the movie is titled, Queen. Parental expectations, societal norms, and music industry standard practices are abandoned in Mercury’s mission to design and define not only his music, but his very being. In his quest, however, he risks his relationships, reputation, and health.
Award season has crept through and I’ve received my first screener, The Wife!
Very high emotional stakes in this film starring Glenn Close as the wife of a Nobel laureate (Jonathan Pryce) who, as a novelist, has depended on her for more than simply moral support. Their trip to Sweden to receive the honors is disrupted as an independent biographer’s (Christian Slater) research discoveries become accusations that threaten their family’s reputation.