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  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Battle of the Sexes (PG-13)

    The 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King was a made-for-TV carnival, broadcast on ABC and viewed by some 90 million people, which makes it excellent material for a movie (even as the war rages on). more...
  • Big Eyes (PG-13)

    Twenty years after Ed Wood, Tim Burton reunites with screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski for another comic biopic about a naive artist--Margaret Keane, whose cheesy portraits of kids with giant peepers sold like hotcakes in the 1960s. more...
  • The Blind Side (PG-13)

    Based on the nonfiction book by Michael Lewis, this potent tearjerker tells the story of Michael Oher, a gigantic black teenager from impoverished West Memphis who, accepted as a charity case by a local Christian academy and taken in by a wealthy white family, became an All America offensive tackle and was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens. more...
  • Breathe (PG-13)

    Andy Serkis directed this bio-pic about Robin and Diana Cavendish, who worked to better the lives of polio victims after husband Robin is diagnosed with the disease in 1958. more...
  • Coco Before Chanel (PG-13)

    Fashion is so consistently portrayed as a measure of money and status that one can easily forget it’s a means of personal expression, which may be the reason this biopic of French designer Coco Chanel is so satisfying. more...
  • Diana (PG-13)

    Diana, Princess of Wales, led a life of romance and tragedy typically reserved for storybooks, her worldwide fame directly contributing to her untimely death in 1997. more...
  • Eddie the Eagle
  • Eddie the Eagle (PG-13)

    Based on the true story of Eddie Edwards, an amateur ski jumper who defied the odds to represent Great Britain at the 1988 Winter Olympics, this inspirational heart-warmer from director Dexter Fletcher (Bugsy Malone) is the cinematic equivalent of a hug. more...
  • The First Grader (PG-13)

    The true story of Kimani N'gan'ga Maruge, an 84-year-old Kenyan who entered primary school in hope of learning to read, inspired this pleasant but routine exercise in third-world uplift. more...
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13)

    The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York socialite who became known as the world's worst soprano, has been told many times before—and beautifully, in the French drama Marguerite (2015)—but this is the version that will stick, because it stars Meryl Streep. more...
  • 42 (PG-13)

    Like many Hollywood sports movies, this Jackie Robinson biopic seems to be pitched at high schoolers, but writer-director Brian Helgeland still manages a pretty absorbing account of Robinson's rookie year as the first black player in major league baseball. more...
  • The Founder
  • The Founder (PG-13)

    In a key scene from The Founder, a new drama about the making of McDonald's, 52-year-old salesman Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) tries to persuade the McDonald brothers, Dick (Nick Offerman) and Mac (John Carroll Lynch), to let him franchise their revolutionary fast-food business across the nation. more...
  • Freeheld
  • Freeheld (PG-13)

    Cynthia Wade's Oscar-winning documentary short Freeheld (2007) told the story of Laurel Hester, a terminally ill New Jersey police detective who lobbied the county government to award her pension to her gay domestic partner. more...