Tag Archive | Willem Dafoe

Film Review: The Lighthouse

Film Review: The Lighthouse

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Roger Eggers – Starring: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson This movie started life as an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Light-House, but what has made it to screen bears no resemblance to the work that inspired it, other than a similar title. Co-written by Eggers, and his brother, Max, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Motherless Brooklyn

Film Review & Trailer: Motherless Brooklyn

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Edward Norton –  Starring: Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe Edward Norton wears many hats here, not only directing and starring, but also writing the screenplay and co-producing. To say it’s a passion project for him is something of an understatement. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Aquaman

Film Review & Trailer: Aquaman

Frances Winston reviews this latest origins-style movie from the DC universe, Aquaman Directed by: James Wan – Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman Although this is Aquaman’s first standalone movie, it is actually leading man, Jason Momoa’s third outing as the aquatic superhero. He has […]

Film Review & Trailer: Murder On The Orient Express

Film Review & Trailer: Murder On The Orient Express

Frances Winston reviews this remake of the Agatha Christie classic, Murder On The Orient Express Directed by: Kenneth Branagh – Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr. This is one of those movies that has been made and remade, and […]

Review & Trailer: A Most Wanted Man

Review & Trailer: A Most Wanted Man

Frances Winston previews A Most Wanted Man, where Philip Seymour Hoffman plays his last leading role Director: Anton Corbijn Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss, Robin Wright, Grigoriy Dobrygin Good, bad or indifferent, this movie was always going to attract attention due to the fact that it was the […]

Review: The Fault In Our Stars

Review: The Fault In Our Stars

Frances Winston found this film about young cancer sufferers to be heart-wrenching, but not too slushy. Directed by: Josh Boone – Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe If you haven’t heard of the stratospheric best selling novel on which this film is based, chances are that you are not […]