Tag Archives: Laura Linney

Cinema Review – Sully

Pilot Chelsey ‘Sully’ Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) makes an emergency landing on the Hudson Rover in New York after US Airways Flight 1549 suffers a catastrophic engine failure after a bird strike. Sully is praised as a hero by the public, but behind closed doors, an investigation implies that Sully made the wrong call in making an emergency landing in water, and Sully begins to struggle under the strain. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Nocturnal Animals

Susan Morro (Amy Adams) seems to have everything in life; a beautiful home, a charming husband (Armie Hammer) and a fulfilling job as an art gallery owner, but she still feels unfulfilled and restless. When her ex-band Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her a copy of the novel that he has finally finished writing, Susan finds herself engrossed with the tale of Tony Hastings (Jake Gyllenhaal), and one horrifying event that changes his life forever. As Susan becomes more obsessed with the story she is reading, she realises the connections between this tale, and the past she had with Edward. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

The Turtles struggle with being cooped up away from humanity, and as they do, a new threat arises in the form of Dr Baxter Stockman (Tyler Perry), who is working with Shredder (Brian Tee) to first of all break him out of prison, then create mutant henchmen in the form of Bebop (Gary Anthony Williams) and Rocksteady (Stephen Farrelly). As the Turtles take on their old enemy, a chance to become human threatens to tear the team apart. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mr Holmes

In the twilight years of his life, Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) has retired to Sussex, where he lives with his housekeeper Mrs Monro (Laura Linney) and her son Roger (Milo Parker). Determined to defeat the ravage of age on his mind, and to remember the details of the final case he took, the one that drove him out of the career he loved so much, Holmes strikes up an unusual friendship with the young child living so close to him. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson is the story of he love affair between Daisy and her sixth cousin, and President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Continue reading

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