Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys dir. Clint Eastwood

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

The Fighter

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

The Young Victoria

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

Milk

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.

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]

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

Becoming Jane

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

Bobby

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

Miss Potter

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