Episode #44 – Top 5 Biopics

Episode #44

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My mother thanks you; my father thanks you; my sister thanks you; and WE thank  you for joining us for our excursion into the world of biographical cinema!  In episode 44, the gang at That’s a Wrap! tackles their top 5 biopics.  What does each selection reveal about its selector? We have no idea, but we had a blast doing it! Let us know what tops your list.

Links:

Matinee: A cinematic love letter to the films of William Castle
Spoilers be here. Each of our Top 5 Lists are below:

Nick Chris Erik
Ed Wood Amadeus  The Fighter
Chaplin The People Vs. Larry Flynt Capote
Matinee  Schindler’s List Catch Me If You Can
Gods and Monsters The Social Network Basquiat
The People Vs. Larry Flynt Yankee Doodle Dandy Malcolm X

Honorable Mentions:

Nick:
Sid and Nancy
A Man for All Seasons
Patton
Bonnie and Clyde
Raging Bull

Chris:

The Insider
I’m Not There
Braveheart
Frida

Erik:

I Love You, Phillip Morris
Boys Don’t Cry
Born on the Fourth of July
Quills
Man on the Moon
Kinsey

Siskel and Ebert show a lot of affection:

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