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When an entire life is spent in the public eye, you can bet its death will be, too. In our culture, celebrities become myths and their every action made public, scrutinized, and mentally reformatted to fit the mythic narrative. That means that their deaths become mythologized, too, and that has led…
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The biopic has always been a popular genre in Hollywood, and in recent years have been frontrunners at award ceremonies. Always popular with the Academy Awards, the Oscar-bait pictures could be seen as the easy way of getting nominated. When executed well, a biopic can succeed across the board or at…
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