Tag Archive | Emily Watson

Film Review: Everest

Film Review: Everest

Frances Winston says you will be drawn into this film, even though you know what will happen to the characters at the end Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur –Starring: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Michael Kelly, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Jake Gyllenhaal Based on the true life events surrounding the 1996 Everest disaster, […]

Review & Trailer: The Theory of Everything

Review & Trailer: The Theory of Everything

Frances Winston has changed her mind about actor Eddie Redmayne after seeing this movie Directed by: James Marsh – Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Maxine Peake, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis I have to admit that when Eddie Redmayne burst on to the scene with his role in My Week With Marilyn, I […]

Review & Trailer: Belle

Review & Trailer: Belle

Scott De Buitléir reviews this striking British film based on a true story Director: Amma Asante  Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizebeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) […]

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 […]