Tag Archive | Charlize Theron

Film Review: The Old Guard

Film Review: The Old Guard

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood – Starring: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Chiwetel Ejiofor Streaming on Netflix from July 10th Having proven her kick ass credentials in movies such as Mad Max, Fast & Furious 8, and Atomic Blonde, Charlize Theron gets another opportunity to flex her […]

Netflix: Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne in THE OLD GUARD

Netflix: Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne in THE OLD GUARD

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood – Screenplay: Greg Rucka Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling, Van Veronica Ngo, with Matthias Schoenaerts and Chiwetel Ejiofor Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries, with a mysterious inability to die, have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But […]

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Jay Roach – Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Malcolm McDowell, Allison Janney Harvey Weinstein may be dominating the #MeToo headlines at the moment, but he is not the only predatory male (sorry alleged predatory male – for legal reasons I think […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Addams Family

Film Review & Trailer: The Addams Family

Frances Winston reviews an animation of that much-loved spooky family, The Addams Family   Directed by: Conrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan –  Starring: the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Allison Janney I’m going to assume that everyone reading this is familiar with The Addams Family […]

Film Review: Gringo

Film Review: Gringo

Frances Winston feels that Gringo, in the right hands, could have been funnier, with some good performances, but at times missing its mark. Directed by: Nash Edgerton –  Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley, Paris Hilton Boasting an extremely impressive cast, this action-comedy-drama sees Oyelowo playing underdog, Harold […]

Playing It Gay

Frances Winston feels that perhaps it’s time directors got their act together, and cast gay actors in gay roles Both Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are currently garnering huge praise for their performances in the Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra. The duo play the titular gay entertainer and his lover Scott Thorson, and the praise […]