Tag Archive | Forest Whitaker

Film Review & Trailer: Star Wars Rogue One

Film Review & Trailer: Star Wars Rogue One

Frances Winston explains the intricacies of the Star Wars timeline, in this review of Rogue One Directed by: Gareth Edwards – Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker Star Wars Rogue One is probably the most hyped and heavily marketed film since, well, last year’s Star […]

Film Review & Trailer: Arrival

Film Review & Trailer: Arrival

Frances Winston loved this movie, which was not the usual science-fiction fare Directed by: Denis Villeneuve – Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma Amy Adams has certainly been busy, as this is her second release this month, along with Nocturnal Animals. This sci-fi thriller is based on the 1998 short […]

Film: ‘Arrival’ in Irish Cinemas 10th November

Film: ‘Arrival’ in Irish Cinemas 10th November

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve – Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team, led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams), is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers — and to […]

Film Review: Taken 3

Film Review: Taken 3

Frances Winston says don’t go if you’re looking for high drama, this is a bt of escapism, and should be enjoyed as such.   Directed by: Olivier Megaton – Starring: Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Dougray Scott, Sam Spruell, Leland Orser Also, known as Tak3n, this film sees Liam Neeson enjoy his third outing […]

Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Scott De Buitléir takes a look at this gripping but imperfect film, based on a true story Director: Ryan Coogler Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer The date is December 31, 2008: Oscar Grant (Jordan) is a 22-year-old man in San Francisco’s Bay Area, whose New Year’s Eve plans are to celebrate his mother’s […]

Review: Out of the Furnace

Review: Out of the Furnace

Frances Winston found this a decent enough thriller, which could have moved more quickly  Directed by: Scott Cooper – Starring: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, Forest Whitaker, Willem Dafoe, Sam Shepard The cast list of this movie should be enough to garner interest from cinema goers. There isn’t one name on the […]