Tag Archives: Ruth Wilson

Cinema Review – Suite Francaise

In 1940, the small town of Boussy is, at first, unaffected by the conflict in Europe, but when Parisian exiles arrive in the town, along with German occupying forces, things rapidly change. Romance quickly blossoms between Lucile (Michelle Williams) and German soldier Bruno van Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), who is installed in the home Lucile shares with her mother-in-law Madame Angelier (Kristin Scott Thomas). When a French man is accused of murdering a German solider, however, the relationships between the people of the town begin to change. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Locke

As he drives home from a construction job, Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) gets a phone call that throws his job, marriage and future into jeopardy. As he journeys to right the major wrong of his life, we learn more about the character through his interactions with the people in his life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Saving Mr Banks

In the early 1960s P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) is flown to LA to meet with Walt Disney (Tom Hanks). The idea is to turn Travers’ beloved Mary Poppins books into a film, but she is famously protective of her character. While working on the script, Travers thinks back to her childhood, and the beautiful, yet tragic, events that inspired the creation of her beloved Mary Poppins. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lone Ranger

In this origins story, John Reid (Armie Hammer) takes on the mantle of the Lone Ranger when Butch Cavendish (William Fitchner) and his crew ambush, and brutally murder Reid’s brother. Reid joins forces with an odd but insightful Native American Tonto (Johnny Depp) in his quest for justice. Continue reading

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