Film Reviews

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

  Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl Director: Niki Caro Based on a true story, adapted from the book by Diane Ackerman, The Zookeeper's Wife is the story of Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who were the zookeepers of the Warsaw Zoo in 1939 when war broke out. As the Germans invade, they can do… Continue reading The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

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Film Reviews

Preview: Miss Sloane (2016)

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow Director: John Madden A lot of films about politics can be very dry and a bit dull, but this certainly isn't one of them. Elizabeth Sloane (Chastain) is an ice cold, intelligent figure, a lobbyist who strikes fear into the hearts of her opponents and is… Continue reading Preview: Miss Sloane (2016)

Film Reviews

Take Shelter (2011)

Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain Director: Jeff Nichols More and more, I'm becoming a Jeff Nichols fan. Perhaps especially when he works with Michael Shannon. His films are personal, subtle and emotional without being melodramatic, and are often about the human condition, what it means when ordinary life intersects with something bigger. In this film,… Continue reading Take Shelter (2011)

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Crimson Peak (2015)

  Following a speedy courtship and a family tragedy, Edith finds herself swept off to her husbands crumbling mansion to live with him and his strange but beautiful sister. But the house holds many secrets which refuse to stay buried, and Edith has a gift for seeing the dead. Genre: Horror Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica… Continue reading Crimson Peak (2015)

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The Martian (2015)

An accident during a freak storm on Mars leaves one astronaut left behind, presumed dead. This astronaut, Mark Watney, must find a way to survive and make contact or die on Mars.  Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover Directed: Ridley Scott I… Continue reading The Martian (2015)