Olivia Colman

Movie Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

There is a moment early in Kenneth Branagh’s intricately constructed adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunnit when Hercule Poirot (Branagh) stands on the deck of a ship as it leaves Istanbul. Poirot is captured center frame: The deck, the railing, the adjacent cabin and the sea itself are balanced perfectly around him. The shot is…

Movie Review: Locke (2013)

People make mistakes, especially when they are young; however, it takes a big person to acknowledge them and do what it is necessary to set things right. While “doing the right thing” can indeed go a long way towards regaining self-respect, it always has to be balanced with how it will affect others. Just ask…

Movie Review: Cuban Fury (2014)

Cuban Fury is, among other things, the result of a drunken email in which Nick Frost asked his producer if she thought a movie in which he dances would be a good idea. Evidently she did, and so the film came about. It prescribes very much to Nick Frost’s style of humor, but many are…

Movie Review: I Give It a Year (2013)

With Rose Byrne cast yet again in the role of uptight pretty girl and a premise involving marriage, audiences could be forgiven for thinking that writer/director Dan Mazer’s new film, I Give It a Year, was going to be another “Bridesmaids”-like comedy. Alas it is not (sadly), it’s more of a Frankenstein of genres —…

Movie Review: The Iron Lady (2011)

The first major Hollywood effort to document Margaret Thatcher’s life made a strategic error. Instead of focusing on the “Iron Lady” kicking butt in the 1980s in the extremely male dominated arena of global politics, The Iron Lady instead chose to focus on Margaret’s mid-stage dementia with haphazard flashbacks to the major themes throughout her…

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