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[Video Reviews] Trumbo (2015) and Risen (2016) by Bede Jermyn

[Video Reviews] Trumbo (2015) and Risen (2016) by Bede Jermyn

TRUMBO (2015) Dir: Jay Roach Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alan Tudyk, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Dean O’Gorman, David James Elliott, Roger Bart, Stephen Root. IMDb Synopsis: In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. My rating: RISEN (2016) Dir: Kevin Reynolds Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter … Continue reading

[Video Review] Woman In Gold (2015) by Bede Jermyn

[Video Review] Woman In Gold (2015) by Bede Jermyn

Dir: Simon Curtis Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Antje Traue, Frances Fisher, Elizabeth McGovern, Jonathan Pryce. IMDb Synopsis: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. My rating: – Bede Jermyn

DVD review: Brighton Rock [MA15+]

Dir: Rowan Joffe Stars: Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, John Hurt The Film Right off the bat, I’ll say it – I haven’t read the book this was based on. I went into this film completely blind, I didn’t even know the synopsis. These days, I actually prefer watching a film for the first … Continue reading