BEST MUSIC BIOPICS
Walk the Line
Joaquin Phoenix is on top form as American singer-songwriter, Johnny Cash and charts his life and loves in his tumultuous early days.
Such is the brilliance of Jamie Foxx’s portrayal of the brilliant Ray Charles, he scooped the Academy Award for Best Actor for his incredible performance.
Straight Outta Compton
One of the more recent successes lasers-in on rap royalty, NWA and their rise from the streets of Compton, L.A. to becoming the voice of a generation.
Mancunian band, Joy Division are at the centre of this deeply dark, but intriguing tale about the rise to fame and lead singer Ian Curtis dealing with personal problems.
Sure, it’s not strictly a biopic of Eminem’s life, but the story is inspired by real events from his life including his tough upbringing and his start in rap battles.