Tag Archives: Tim Roth

Cinema Review – The Hateful Eight

In the middle of a bitterly cold Wyoming winter, and with a blizzard on the way, two bounty hunters and a wanted woman take shelter in a cabin in the mountains. When they get there, however, they find the place already filled with travellers hiding out and, although the bounty hunters have a shaky alliance, this is about to be tested in a room full of opinionated, dangerous and reprehensible people. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Chronic

David (Tim Roth) is a home care nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Almost seamlessly inserting himself into their lives, David steals details of their worlds to tell strangers, and often becomes more relied upon and trusted than the patients’ families. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Selma

In 1965, civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo), having seen the way African Americans were denied their rights in Selma, Alabama, organised a march from Selma to the state capital, Montgomery, over 50 miles away. King was met with resistance from all sides, but his tenacity and perseverance changed the course of history. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Grace of Monaco

Grace Kelly (Nicole Kidman) seems to have settled into her new life as Princess of Monaco, but when Alfred Hitchcock comes knocking at the palace doors with a new script, Grace has to decide where her loyalties lie. As she struggles with her choice, her husband Prince Rainier (Tim Roth) struggles with the French government. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Arbitrage

While trying to make a deal that will secure his future, hedge fund manager Robert Miller (Richard Gere) is involved in a violent incident that not only places his life in danger, but also brings Detective Bryer (Tim Roth) to his door. As well as this, Miller’s daughter, Brooke (Brit Marling) discovers some unpleasant truths about her father’s professional practice. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Broken

Skunk (Eloise Laurence) is a young girl, living in a small cul-de-sac, whose life’s direction changes when she witnesses a violent attack on a neighbour. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Confession of a Child of the Century

Octave (Peter Doherty) is the product of his times; born into a generation at the turn of the century that has nothing to fight for, he turns himself to the pursuit of the idle rich; debauchery. When his father dies, however, Octave meets Brigitte (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and vows to be a better man. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Incredible Hulk

After a failed military experiment, Dr Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) goes on the run to avoid being dissected for the information his body holds. One drop of blood spells his undoing, however, and he must return home to the woman he loves in order to save himself and the people around him from a new creation that threatens their survival. Continue reading

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