Tag Archives: Sally Hawkins

Cinema Review – The Shape of Water

Eliza (Sally Hawkins) has friends in her neighbour Giles (Richard Jenkins) and her colleague Zelda (Octavia Spencer), but since she cannot speak, she is a woman who very much lives in her own world. When the secret government facility where she works brings in a top-secret experiment – an amphibian man – Eliza finds a kindred spirit in the creature, but when her new friend is threatened, Eliza must find a way to defend him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Maudie

Maud (Sally Hawkins), an arthritic young woman who is never truly treated as an adult by her aunt Ida (Gabrielle Rose) and her brother Charles (Zachary Bennett), longs for her freedom. To achieve her goal, Maud becomes the live in housekeeper of the surly and cantankerous Everett (Ethan Hawke), and in their small house in Nova Scotia love and Maud’s ability to paint are nurtured. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Godzilla

Fifteen years after a suspected earthquake destroyed the nuclear plane where his parents worked, Ford (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) returns to Japan to bail his father out of jail for trespassing in the quarantine zone. While in Japan an ancient and dangerous threat arises, and it is not long before the mythical and mysterious Godzilla surfaces to protect humanity and restore natural balance. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Blue Jasmine

When her marriage falls apart, due to some dodgy financial dealing by her husband Hal (Alec Baldwin), Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) finds herself staying with her sister Ginger (Sally Hawkins) in San Fransisco. Ginger, and San Fransisco, may not be the life that Jasmine is accustomed to, but then Jasmine is not quite the woman she used to be. Continue reading

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