Tag Archive | Chiwetel Ejiofor

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 […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Lion King

Film Review & Trailer: The Lion King

Frances Winston reviews The Lion King, the most recent remake from Disney Directed by: Jon Favreau – Starring the voices of: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones Disney has been somewhat cashing in on their historic animated features with live action remakes […]

Film Review: Sherlock Gnomes

Film Review: Sherlock Gnomes

Frances Winston reviews this latest animated film which is a belated follow-up to Gnomeo & Juliet.  Directed by: John Stevenson –  Starring the voices of: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige, Johnny Depp If you remember a film called Gnomeo and Juliet from 2011, chances are you are now the parent of […]

Film Review & Trailer: Doctor Strange

Film Review & Trailer: Doctor Strange

Frances Winston reviews this stylish Marvel offering starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and finds a more sophisticated hero with all the fun and thrills of the Marvelverse Directed by: Scott Derrickson – Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton Well lookee at that. Just in time […]

Review: 12 Years A Slave

Review: 12 Years A Slave

Frances Winston found this film to be one of McQueen’s most profound works yet Directed by: Steve McQueen – Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard Steve McQueen’s work is known for being thought-provoking, and this adaptation of the true story of Solomon […]