Movie Club – Biopics – Capote (2005)

September 2021 has lead Jonathan (@berkreviews) and Corey (@coreyrstarr) to look outside the majority of the Hollywood system. This month, all of the movies are featuring more diverse casts, stories, or directors. Following the normal guidelines for the selection of the movies, the two looked for films they hadn’t seen but for some reason piqued their interest.

As far as the podcast goes, each episode features an in-depth review of the movie for the week. They begin with a spoiler-free review before diving in completely after the needed spoiler warning. However, before getting into the review of the week, Jonathan and Corey discuss what other movies they’ve seen since the last episode as well as anything else they feel like discussing. To help them decide which of the many films to watch each month they started creating themes for them all.

Week 4: Capote (2005)

Plot Synopsis: In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Directed by Bennett Miller

Cast:

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Clifton Collins Jr.
  • Catherine Keener
  • Allie Mickelson
  • Chris Cooper
  • Mark Pellegrino

Biopics – Capote (2005) Berkreviews Movie Club

July 2021 is all about the biographies. Well, at least fictionalized biographies are lovingly referred to as biopics. Jonathan (@berkreviews) and Corey (@coreyrstarr) explore some famous individuals' stories through their favorite medium; cinema. This was a hard topic to narrow down just the five movies they are going to review this month as there are many big ones on their gap lists, but many of these are really long! As far as the podcast goes, each episode features an in-depth review of the movie for the week. They begin with a spoiler-free review before diving in completely after the needed spoiler warning. However, before getting into the review of the week, Jonathan and Corey discuss what other movies they've seen since the last episode as well as anything else they feel like discussing. To help them decide which of the many films to watch each month they started creating themes for them all. Week 4: Capote (2005) Plot Synopsis: In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row. Directed by Bennett Miller Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman Clifton Collins Jr. Catherine Keener Allie Mickelson Chris Cooper Mark Pellegrino — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/berkreviewsmovieclub/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/berkreviewsmovieclub/support

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