Tag Archive | Sam Claflin

Film Review : Charlie’s Angels

Film Review : Charlie’s Angels

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Elizabeth Banks – Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Djimon Hounsou, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo, Patrick Stewart I usually make a point of not reading too much about a movie before I review it, as I don’t want to inadvertently influence my thoughts on the work. […]

Film: The Nightingale – Irish release 29th November

Film: The Nightingale – Irish release 29th November

Kent’s second feature is a traumatising, yet undeniably powerful, meditation on the consequences of violence, and the price of seeking vengeance, with stunning performances from Irish actress, Aisling Franciosi (Ambition, Jimmy’s Hall, The Fall) and newcomer, Baykali Ganambarr. Set during the colonisation of Australia in 1825, the film follows Clare (Franciosi), a 21-year-old Irish convict. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Frances Winston reviews Adrift, a survival film based on a true story, of a couple adrift on the high seas during Hurricane Raymond Directed by: Balthasar Kormákur – Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin Adrift announces that it is a true story right at the opening credits. I would say it is fairer to say it is […]

Film Preview & Trailer: Adrift – Irish Cinemas 29th June 2018

Film Preview & Trailer: Adrift – Irish Cinemas 29th June 2018

 From the director of Everest and starring SHAILENE WOODLEY (Big Little Lies, The Fault in our Stars) and SAM CLAFLIN (Journey’s End, Me Before You, The Hunger Games films), ADRIFT is based on the incredible true story of two young adventurers whose chance encounter leads them first to love, and then to a fight for survival. Setting […]

Film Review & Trailer: Journey’s End

Film Review & Trailer: Journey’s End

Not your usual action-movie about World War I, Frances Winston found Journey’s End to be well-crafted, and well-acted  Directed by: Saul Dibb – Starring: Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield, Paul Bettany, Tom Sturridge, Toby Jones, Robert Glenister Play adaptations are notoriously difficult to pull off. One of the biggest problems is usually expanding the world of […]

Film Review & Trailer: Me Before You

Film Review & Trailer: Me Before You

This film is unashamedly sentimental, which can be a good thing, but with no depth to it other than that, says Frances Winston. Directed by: Thea Sharrock –  Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance, Brendan Coyle If you’ve read the best selling book that this is based on, you already know that […]