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The Post comes across as a film with similar emotional impact to the likes of Spotlight (a highly recommended investigative journalism movie), but it sorely missed the mark.
It follows the real-life story of the Washington Post in the 1960s, a paper passed down to Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) who is struggling to keep the company financially afloat. Then, a big story breaks as government secrets relating to the Vietnam war are leaked – this massive story could make or break the paper.
But with the New York Times already being threatened with legal action for publishing only part of the information now available, Katherine is reluctant to allow editor-in-chief Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) to publish the story for fear of bankrupting the paper. Meanwhile, she is fighting the emotional turmoil of being a woman in a man’s world… Continue reading
Tagged Bob Odenkirk, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Josh Singer, journalism, Liz Hannah, Matthew Rhys, meryl streep, Sarah Paulson, steven spielberg, the post, tom hanks, Tracy Letts
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It is a sci-fi horror about Ray (Tom Cruise) and his two children Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and Robbie (Justin Chatwin) trying to escape the alien invasion. The aliens are relentless and terrifying as they displace millions.
There’s no where to run, there’s no where to hide and there’s no way to kill the aliens and their machines.
Horrifying!… Continue reading
Tagged aliens, Dakota Fanning, hg wells, horror, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, sci-fi, steven spielberg, thriller, Tim Robbins, tom cruise, war of the worlds
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So I went into the cinema with my tissues already to go, as I was expecting another epic Spielberg film which would be as shocking and as accurate as Saving Private Ryan and even more tragic and as touching as Black Beauty… Continue reading
Tagged 2011, albert, David Thewlis, Emily Watson, film, film review, horses, Jeremy Irvine, joey, Niels Arestrup, nz, Peter Mullan, review, steven spielberg, war horse