Hello! I've finally found time to watch Gary Oldman's Oscar picture Darkest Hour and this is my review. IMDb summary: During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds. … Continue reading Movie review: Darkest Hour
Hello, my dear readers! A film that needs no introduction has finally arrived. It's the nerds' Christmas also known as Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi!!! IMDb summary: Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn, and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the … Continue reading Movie review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
Hello! One of the early potential awards contenders has premiered, thus, let's evaluate its chances. This is the review of Goodbye Christopher Robin. IMDb summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne. Goodbye Christopher Robin was written by a novelist and … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin
Hello! While I'm definitely more of a mainstream pictures kinda cinephile, I'm not against more arty/experimental films. Darren Aronofsky represents both: while his style is very much unique, his name is well-known to even the most casual moviegoers. Let's see what his latest movie - mother! - has to offer. IMDb summary: A couple's relationship is … Continue reading Movie review: mother!
Hello! After being pushed back a few years, Tulip Fever has finally reached theaters! Does it have any Oscar potential as its cast list suggests? IMDb summary: An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. Writing Tulip Fever was written by a playwright … Continue reading Movie review: Tulip Fever
Hello! Tom Cruise is back in the air in American Made, 30 years after he flown in Top Gun. Let's see if he still has what it takes! IMDb summary: A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. American Made is a real-life story of an … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: American Made
Hello! I'm still playing catch up with the summer movies, so let's review a picture that some people (small numbers of them as it tanked at the box office) saw last month. It's King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword. IMDb summary: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys … Continue reading Movie review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Hi! What an amazing time to be living in Scotland! This is the review of T2: Trainspotting! To note: I don't have a nostalgic connection to this property - I'm coming to it as a complete newcomer (have seen the original, though). So, this could either mean that I can be more objective than the … Continue reading Movie review: T2: Trainspotting
Hello! Welcome to another Amy Adams movie review. A few back, I discussed Arrival and today, I'm giving you my thoughts on Nocturnal Animals. IMDb summary: An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. In short, I would describe Nocturnal … Continue reading Movie review: Nocturnal Animals
Hello! Before Star Trek Beyond, Jason Bourne, and Ghostbusters all roll into theaters, let's review a smaller film - a historical British drama - Genius. IMDb summary: A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others. I have told you … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Genius