Tag Archives: Kenneth Brannagh

Cinema Review – Dunkirk

In 1940, 338, 226 Allied soldiers were rescued from the beach in Dunkirk, having been pinned there by the advancing German Army. The evacuation did not run smoothly however, with a fierce battle being fought in the skies and the seas of Dunkirk as the soldiers prayed for a miracle. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Cinderella

In this new take on the classic fairy tale, Cinderella (Lily James) always tries to ‘have courage, and be kind’, as per her mother’s dying wish, but never has kindness shown to her by her wicked stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her stepsisters. Cinderella gets her moment for joy, however, when she meets her fairy godmother (Helena Bonham Carter). Continue reading

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Retro Review – Thor

After defying his father’s wishes Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Norse god of Thunder, is cast out of Asgard, leaving his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) to take the throne. On earth, Thor meets astrophysicist Jane (Natalie Portman) and must find a way back home before Loki destroys Asgard forever. Continue reading

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