Tag Archives: Steven Speilberg

Cinema Review – Bridge of Spies

During the Cold War in 1957, a Soviet spy named Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) is caught in Brooklyn, and charged for his crimes. Insurance lawyer Jim B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is drafted in to represent Abel, to ensure he gets a fair trial. After convincing the judge that Abel should not be put to death for espionage, and after a U-2 spy plane is shot down over Russia, Donovan travels to Berlin to negotiate a prisoner exchange between the two countries. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lincoln

Set against the backdrop of the American Civil war, Lincoln follows the 16th President of the United States as he struggles with his own cabinet over his decision to end slavery. Continue reading

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Rant – The Golden Globes, 2013

Wow, I am more than a little late to this party! I find it difficult to believe that the Golden Globes are tomorrow night; they totally snuck up on me!

Anyway, it is typical for me to post my predictions about the winners, and be pretty much wrong, but have fun doing it, so here goes… Continue reading

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Cinema Review – War Horse

War Horse is the story of Joey, a horse whose life changes dramatically when he is bought from a Devon farmer by the English army. Joey’s journey takes him across World War I Europe; he passes through people’s lives – on both sides of the conflict – as tries to find his way back home. Continue reading

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