Category Archive: Drama

Jun 09

Film review – August Rush (2007)

Film review – August Rush (2007) Rating: 7/10 Starring: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard, William Sadler, Jamia Simone Nash, Mykelti Williamson, Leon G. Thomas III, Alex O’Loughlin, Bonnie McKee, Timothy Mitchum, Becki Newton Directed by: Kirsten Sheridan Review: Film review – August Rush (2007) – This musical drama, almost fantasy, focuses on an orphan boy who turns out to be a musical child …

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May 18

Film Review – Copycat (1995)

Film Review – Copycat (1995) Rating: 7/10 Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, Harry Connick, Jr., William McNamara, J. E. Freeman, Will Patton, John Rothman, Shannon O’Hurley Directed by: Jon Amiel Review: Film review – Copycat (1995) – This is a tough psychological thriller starring Sigourney Weaver as Helen Hudson, Holly Hunter as Inspector M.J. Monahan, Dermot Mulroney as Inspector Reuben Goetz and Harry …

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Mar 02

Film review – The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

Film review – The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) Rating: 8/10 Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovský, Donald Moffat, Tomek Bork, Daniel Olbrychski, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Myers, Pavel Slaby, Pascale Kalensky, Jacques Ciron, Anne Lonnberg Directed by: Philip Kaufman Review: Film review – The Unbearable Lightness of …

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Feb 16

Film review – Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

Film review – Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) Rating: 5/10 Starring: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel, Olivia Williams, Elizabeth Wilson, Martin McDougall, Andrew Havill Directed by: Roger Michell Review: Film review – Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) – This is a comedy drama starring Bill Murray (as Franklin D. Roosevelt), …

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Sep 02

Film review – The Good Shepherd (2006)

Film review – The Good Shepherd (2006) Rating: 8/10 Starring: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin, Billy Crudup, Tammy Blanchard, Keir Dullea, Michael Gambon, Martina Gedeck, Timothy Hutton, William Hurt, Gabriel Macht, Lee Pace, Joe Pesci, Eddie Redmayne, John Sessions, Mark Ivanir, Oleg Stefan, John Turturro, Liya Kebede Directed by: Robert De …

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Jun 04

Film review – The Color of Money (1986)

Film review – The Color of Money (1986) Rating: 8/10 Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro, Bill Cobbs, Forest Whitaker Directed by: Martin Scorsese Review: Film review – The Color of Money (1986) – Paul Newman reprises his role as Fast Eddie Felson in this pool based film. Felson …

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Mar 31

Film review – True Crime (1999)

Film review – True Crime (1999) Rating: 5/10 Starring: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, Denis Leary, Lisa Gay Hamilton, James Woods, Bernard Hill, Diane Venora, Michael McKean, Mary McCormack, Michael Jeter, Hattie Winston, Penny Bae Bridges, Frances Fisher, Christine Ebersole, Tom McGowan Directed by: Clint Eastwood Review: Film review – True Crime (1999) – Clint Eastwood …

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Dec 04

Film review – Gangs of New York (2002)

Film review – Gangs of New York (2002) Rating: 8/10 Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Liam Neeson, Jim Broadbent, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Gary Lewis, John C. Reilly, Stephen Graham, Larry Gilliard Jr., Eddie Marsan, Alec McCowen, David Hemmings, Cara Seymour, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Barbara Bouchet, Michael Byrne, John Sessions, Richard Graham, Giovanni Lombardo …

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Oct 29

Film review – Erin Brockovich (2000)

Film review – Erin Brockovich (2000) Rating: 9/10 Starring: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Tracey Walter, Peter Coyote, Cherry Jones, Conchata Ferrell, Erin Brockovich, Veanne Cox Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Review: Film review – Erin Brockovich (2000) – This is Julia Roberts tour de force. Playing a woman who doesn’t have a …

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Oct 01

Film review – Firewall (2006)

Film review – Firewall (2006) Rating: 4/10 Starring: Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Virginia Madsen, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jimmy Bennett, Carly Schroeder, Robert Forster, Robert Patrick, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Kett Turton, Vince Vieluf, Vincent Gale, Alan Arkin Directed by: Richard Loncraine Review: Firewall is a largely uninspiring bank robbery movie with a modern twist. Harrison Ford …

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