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Jersey Boys dir. by

Jersey Boys is based on a musical, based on the life of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Their formation,…

12 Years a Slave [based on the memoir] by dir. by

In pre-Civil War New York Solomon Northup lives a good life with his family and two children. He is a…

The Iceman [based on the book by] by dir. by

based on the true story of Richard Kuklinski. In 1986 Richard Kuklinski was arrested for murder, he worked as a…

The Fighter dir. by

IMDb ; Metacritic Micky Ward is the youngest of a large family. All his life he has looked up to…

The Young Victoria dir. by

The problem I have with films that centre on the British monarchy is that I’m Irish[1] And so predisposed to…

Milk dir. by

Despite my long stated policy of not reading reviews until after I’ve seen a film I’ve come across quite a few views on this film. Mostly positive. Course I didn’t really read any of them. I’m not about to go against my own policy that way. But I did notice the good buzz. So maybe that is why I came out of the cinema a little disappointed at this one.

W. dir. by

This is an odd sort of a film. I mean, it clearly isn’t meant to be full of praise for…

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford [based on the book] by dir. by

I loved this film. I loved everything about it. The acting was brilliant. The way the story unfolded. The narration….

Becoming Jane dir. by

There really isn’t all that much to this film, which is loosely based on the life of Jane Austen, it…

Bobby dir. by

As you can see from that impressive cast list, this is a bit of an ensemble film, which means it…

Miss Potter dir. by

I don’t ever remember reading any of Beatrix Potter’s books, but I’m still familiar with them, but for many other…

Marie Antoinette dir. by

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