Tag Archives: Elisabeth Moss

Cinema Review – Truth

In the run up to the 2004 Presidential election – contested by George W. Bush and John Kerry – Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) and the investigative team at CBS’s 60 Minutes, try to uncover the truth about George W. Bush’s service in the Air National Guard, whether he was recommended by someone, and whether he actually completed his service. The fallout from the resulting TV broadcast, based on documents provided to the team, cost producer Mary Mapes and anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) their careers. Continue reading

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ADIFF Review – High-Rise

In a dystopian version of the 1970s, Dr Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) moves into a new apartment in a high-rise complex. Laing soon learns that social classes play a large part of life in the building, with the architect of the project, Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons) living on the 40th floor, his apartment complete with a huge and beautiful garden. When the power goes out on the lower floors of the high rise, order soon breaks down in the building, leading to chaos. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Listen Up, Philip

Philip (Jason Schwartzman) is about to have his second novel published when he falls into a pit of despair and selfish arrogance. His girlfriend Ashley (Elisabeth Moss) becomes an after thought as he strives to escape from New York City and bond with one of his literary heroes. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – On The Road

When Sal (Sam Reily) meets the freewheeling Dean (Garret Hedlund), he is immediately fascinated with this young man and fearless way he lives his life. Sal soon joins Sam and his 16 year old wife Mary Lou (Kirsten Stewart) as they travel across the country and live their lives as though they are about to burn out.
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