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Posted: 2/28/2019 - 4 comment(s)
This is the story of the college and the early years in her career of the famous American supreme court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It show the problems that a woman lawyer had in the more sexist decades of the 1950's & 1960's. It leads up to a famous case she won fighting for a single man who was denied benefiits for caring forn his elderly mother, thus eliminating many laws that differentiated between males and females. Felicty Jones and Armie Hammer star with supporting roles going to Justin Therous, S...
Posted: 2/17/2019 - 2 comment(s)
Rupert Everett directs, wrote and stars in this 2018 film, produced by the BBC, and which had a limited release in North America. He portrays famed Irish playwriter Oscar Wilde in his declining years in Paris, after his release from prison for gross indecency. He is a broken man, in declining health, penniless, living on a tiny allowance, and sorely missing his children back in England. He cannot shake his romantic feelings for Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas, whose father's charges brought him to jail. Co...
Posted: 2/12/2019 - 2 comment(s)
Peter DInklage and Jamie Dornan star in this made for HBO film. The story is about a recovering Irish alcoholic reporter for a British tabloid who travels to Los Angeles to do some interviews, one with author Gore Vidal and another one with dwarf actor Herve Villechaize who was one of the stars of the TV show "Fantasy Island". The reporter and Villechaize have a wild night of adventure while Herve slowly reveals himself. Unfortunatly, shortly after the interview, Villechaize committed suicide. Both lead ac...
Posted: 2/5/2019 - 3 comment(s)
Woody Harrelson stars in this movie which I do not believe got a release in Canada. He plays the title character, Wilson, an embittered middle aged man, whose live is turned topsy turvey when he learns he has a teenage daughter. Laura Dern plays his ex wife Pippa, a recovering drug addict. Judy Greer has a role as a local dog sitter and newcomer Isabella Amara plays his daughter. SOme familiar faces pop up in cameos : Cheryl Hines and Mary Lynn Raksjub. The script ad storyline are a bit weak, but the acting is very ...
Posted: 2/3/2019 - 1 comment(s)
There is an international cast of excellent actors in this movie which was released in 2017. The plot is that a group of different friends gather in a London house, to celebrate one of them being appointed to the Shadow Cabinet in the British Parliament. Unfortunately, secrets are revealed which causes personal relationships to break down. The film stars Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Bruno Ganz, Kristin Scott Thomas and Emily Mortimer. The script and performances are top notch, with some humourou...