Tag Archives: Corey Stoll

Cinema Review – Gold

When his mining company starts struggling due to the downturn in the economy in the 1980s, Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey) has a dream about finding gold in Indonesia. Teaming up with Michael Acosta (Edgar Ramirez), Wells begins to mine for gold in Indonesia, but when the two strike it lucky, Wells finds himself riding the high of his newfound fortune and never thinks to question whether Acosta’s findings are actually real. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Café Society

In Hollywood of the 1930s, Bobby (Jesse Eisenberg) arrives in Hollywood with big dreams of working with his uncle Phil, who just so happens to be an agent to the stars. Although the dream of riches and fortune don’t come quickly, Bobby soon finds love – albeit unrequited – with his uncle’s secretary Vonnie (Kristen Stewart), who is in a relationship with a man who is already married. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Black Mass

In the 1970s and 80s James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) became one of the biggest crime lords that Boston has ever seen. Bulger seemingly worked with the FBI to get rid of the Italian Mafia on the north side of the city, before expanding his operation from his native South Boston – or Southie – into the rest of the city. Scott Cooper’s film examines the career of the infamous Irish-American mobster and his inevitable fall from power. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ant-Man

Having served three years in San Quentin for burglary, ex-con Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is eager to be home and to stay on the straight and narrow. When a job that is too good to be turned down appears, however, Lang finds himself taking on the task in the hopes of winning back his daughter. It turns out that the job was not one for money or jewels, and the only thing left in Hank Pym’s safe – for it is he Lang is burglarising – is a mysterious suit. Lang soon realises the suit has the ability to shrink him to miniscule size and, while initially sceptical, eventually joins forces with Pym to keep the technology out of the wrong hands. Continue reading

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