In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Director: Ron Howard Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story), Nathaniel Philbrick (book) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson This film is based on Philbrick’s novel, which chronicles the voyage of the whaling ship […]

Continue reading

Oranges and Sunshine (2010)

Director: Jim Loach Writers: Rona Munro, Margaret Humphreys (book) Stars: Emily Watson, Aisling Loftus, Stuart Wolfenden Ok this is a tough one to review. Not because it’s a bad film or anything as such, but […]

Continue reading

Confucius (Kong Zi) (2010)

Director: Mei Hu Writers: Khan Chan, Qitao Jiang, Yanjiang He, Mei Hu Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Xun Zhou, Jianbin Chen Historical Chinese drama.  You either like these or you don’t, there’s not much middle ground here.  […]

Continue reading