Tag: Olivia Williams

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ is a perfectly charming, expectedly typical biopic

Every year, British film studios treat American audiences to a bevy of multiple period pieces that pervade cinemas come Oscar season. Studios like BBC Films, Film4, BFI, Pathé and Working Title all have their stake in this massive market of films, including such Oscar-winners like “The Theory of Everything,” “The Danish Girl,” “The King’s Speech” […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Maps to the Stars” is a dark, biting, satirical masterpiece

| March 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Maps to the Stars” is a dark, biting, satirical masterpiece

David Cronenberg is not a director to hold back anything, his films are unflinching in their explicit nature and his political discourse is one to be reckoned with. It only seems natural that a director of this type doesn’t attract much studio attention when he begins to delve into the bizarre, as to scare away […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Seventh Son” is a visually spectacular, but thematically tepid blockbuster

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Seventh Son” is a visually spectacular, but thematically tepid blockbuster

My, my, this movie has had quite a rough time making it to the big screen, from numerous delays, to visual effect issues, to even switching distributors from Warner Bros. to Universal, things were not looking great for Legendary’s “Seventh Son”. Once the marketing campaign began, I wasn’t necessarily excited, what I saw ahead of […]

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