Tag Archive | Steve Carell

Film Review & Trailer: VICE

Film Review & Trailer: VICE

A film review by Frances Winston of the new Christian Bale movie, about former Vice-President of America, Dick Cheney – VICE. Directed by: Adam McKay – Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry, Alison Pill, Jesse Plemons Chances are you have already heard a lot about this movie, since Christian Bale has […]

Film Review & Trailer: Battle of the Sexes

Film Review & Trailer: Battle of the Sexes

Frances Winston really enjoyed this ‘based on a true story’ film about the famous match between tennis players, Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, which highlighted a disparity in pay between male and female tennis players Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris –  Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan […]

Film Review & Trailer: Café Society

Film Review & Trailer: Café Society

Frances Winston liked this latest Woody Allen offering, but would like him to come out of his comfort zone sometimes! Directed by: Woody Allen – Starring: Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott There was a time that a new Woody Allen movie release was greeted […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Big Short

Film Review & Trailer: The Big Short

Frances Winston really enjoyed The Big Short, which attempts to explain in lay men’s terms, and with humour, what happened to bring about the big crash. Directed by: Adam McKay – Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Finn Wittrock, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Marisa Tomei If you are still slightly confused by exactly what […]

Film Preview & Trailer: Freeheld – NY Policewoman Lauren Hester’s Fight For Justice

Film Preview & Trailer: Freeheld – NY Policewoman Lauren Hester’s Fight For Justice

From the Oscar®-nominated writer of Philadelphia, comes FREEHELD, the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. Freeheld is a 2015 American drama film directed by Peter Sollett and written by Ron Nyswaner. The film stars Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Luke Grimes, and Michael […]

Film Review: Foxcatcher

Film Review: Foxcatcher

Frances Winston reviews this latest Steve Carell offering – a dark fact-based drama. Directed by: Bennett Miller – Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave, Sienna Miller, Anthony Michael Hall Three of Hollywood’s leading men underwent dramatic transformations for this film, based on the true story of the murder of Olympic gold medal winning […]