Classic Movie 2019

Classic Movie Of The Week: Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Starring: Julie Christie, Omar Sharif, Geraldine Chaplin, Tom Courtenay, Alec Guinness Director: David Lean Dr Zhivago (Sharif) is a Russian physician with a poets soul. Against the background of World War 1 and the October Revolution, he initially falls for and marries the daughter of his foster parents, Tonya (Chaplin), but as events play out,… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Doctor Zhivago (1965)

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Child 44 (2015)

Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman Director: Daniel Espinosa Based on a popular novel by Tom Rob Smith, the drama in this films comes from the concept prevalent in Soviet Russia under Stalin that since the political revolution created a perfect society, there could not possibly be any such thing as crime.… Continue reading Child 44 (2015)

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda Director: Stephen Spielberg James Donovan (Hanks) is an insurance lawyer tasked with defending a captured Communist spy, Rudolf Abel (Rylance), a job that nobody wants to touch. In his honest way, he expects the trial to be carried out in a just manner, and when it is not,… Continue reading Bridge of Spies (2015)