A Private War is a docudrama that shifts from London to tumultuous war zones that took a toll on its intrepid, anguished lead character. A frizzy red-coiffed, gravelly American-accented Rosamund Pike is well cast as the boozy, headstrong, celebrated ‘Sunday Times’ correspondent Marie Colvin, maybe the more disheveled, eye-patched cousin of Veronica Guerin. Matthew Heineman brings a distinguished, […]
Joel Edgerton displays a judicious prudence in his follow-up after the unpleasantly effective trappings of The Gift (2015). Boy Erased stars Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea, Lady Bird), Russell Crowe, and Nicole Kidman, as well as the Aussie helmsman who’s been in films like Red Sparrow and Loving, among many others over the past two decades. […]
Claire Foy capably takes over the part of Lisbeth Salander from Noomi Rapace who gave a powerful screen life to the abused vary capable young woman. We learn in this adventure that Lisbeth and her sister Camilla are on the verge of being abused by their father. Lisbeth refuses his advances and escapes by jumping […]
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Elizabeth Chomko’s new dementia movie is seriocomic and affectionately drawn, even though it more often than not it gets into a rut through the difficulties and diversions which form from its treatment. What They Had stars Hilary Swank, Taissa Farmiga, Blythe Danner, Robert Forster, and Michael Shannon, and discerning folks watching it may be reminded of films […]