Tag Archive | Viola Davis

Film Review & Trailer: Widows

Film Review & Trailer: Widows

Frances Winston reviews this remake of the 1980s TV series, Widows Directed by: Steve McQueen – Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, Liam Neeson This is being hailed as a big-screen American production of Lynda La Plante’s acclaimed 1980s […]

Film Review & Trailer: Fences

Film Review & Trailer: Fences

Frances Winston writes that Fences has some great performances in it, and despite being a little claustrophobic at times, is a powerful film – one not to be missed!  Directed by: Denzel Washington – Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby In the spirit of full disclosure, I should probably say that […]

Film Review & Trailer: Suicide Squad

Film Review & Trailer: Suicide Squad

Frances Winston feels that Suicide Squad is a stylish film, and doesn’t deserve the bad press it has received since opening Directed by: David Ayer – Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cara Delevingne I have to say that I was astonished at the […]

Film Review & Trailer: Get On Up

Film Review & Trailer: Get On Up

Frances Winston reviews this biopic, and feels that you get a sense of the man, but not the musician. Directed by: Tate Taylor – Starring:Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Keith Robinson, Octavia Spencer, Lennie James Given that the legendary Godfather of Soul, James Brown, had one of the most colourful lives of any […]