Biopic = a biographical film
To direct = to be in charge of making the film
To star = to be the main actor
To release = to be in cinemas
Critical acclaim= praise by critics
Cinematography = the art of making films
Supporting Actor = an important but not main actor
A noteworthy performance = an example of great acting
To be based on = to use the idea as the foundation of the film
To be set in = to be located in a place or at a certain time
Watching films in English, with English subtitles, is a fantastic way to improve your listening skills and increase your vocabulary range.
Take a look at the trailer for Mr Turner.