Tag Archive | Ben Schnetzer

Film Review: Entebbe

Film Review: Entebbe

Frances Winston feels that this film, Entebbe, was a missed opportunity to portray the facts of this historical hijacking, and was not clear in what it was trying to say.  Directed by: José Padilha Starring: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan, Ben Schnetzer, Lior Ashkenazi, Denis Ménochet People of a certain age may well remember […]

Taking the LGBT Out of “Pride” – LGSM Reference Removed

Taking the LGBT Out of “Pride” – LGSM Reference Removed

It’s 1984 in London, Mark Ashton (Ben Schnetzer) is watching a news bulletin featuring union leader, Arthur Scargill discussing the ongoing miners strike. Ashton notices the parallels between the treatment of the miners and his own situation, so begins a collection to support the miners. His group would go on to be the largest supporters […]

Review & Trailer: Pride

Review & Trailer: Pride

Frances Winston takes a look at the hilarious and moving British film, based on a true story Director: Matthew Warchus Starring: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Andrew Scott, George MacKay, Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun, Freddie Fox, Paddy Considine, Faye Marsay, Jessie Cave, Julie Barclay as Pam A group called the LGSM (Lesbians and Gays […]

Film Review: The Book Thief

Film Review: The Book Thief

Frances Winston reviews this film, based on the book by Markus Zusak, and finds it hard not to make comparisons Directed by: Brian Percival – Starring: Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nélisse, Nico Liersch, Ben Schnetzer I loved the Markus Zusak novel on which this movie is based, so in a “the book is always better […]