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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 23, 2017

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle – It starts out with technology meeting Keystone Kops meeting 50s-loving, crazy drug lady Poppy (Julianne Moore) and then it gets ridiculous. Halle Berry is made to look unattractive and you know that takes some work. Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) find an amnesiac Harry (Colin Firth) and team […]

Bridget Jones’ Baby

September 26, 2016

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Bridget Jones’ Baby – What a dilemma Bridget (Renee Zellweger), who has not lost any of her adorable, winning ways, has after turning 43 – choosing between two irresistible, delicious guys. Is smiling, sexy Jack (Patrick Dempsey) or serious, sexy Mark (Colin Firth) her baby daddy? Add to that a real problem – she has […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

February 15, 2015

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Kingsman: The Secret Service – A long-time independent British intelligence agency recruits “Egsy” (Taron Egerton) whose father was a member. Kingsman is a Savile Row tailor shop with hidden secrets. Harry Hart (Colin Firth), code name Gallahad, indoctrinates young Egsy into the spy life. Helping Harry are Arthur (Michael Caine) and Merlin (Mark Strong). They […]

Magic In The Moonlight

August 24, 2014

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Magic In The Moonlight – Colin Firth (Stanley) is a renowned magician and debunker of charlatans when his cousin Howard (Simon McBurney) calls him in to check out Sophie Baker (Emma Stone) who can communicate with spirits on the other side. Believing in facts, not any kind of higher being or the afterlife, he is […]

The Railway Man

April 26, 2014

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The Railway Man – Years after being held captive by the Japanese, Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) is still suffering the effects of PTSD. He and fellow soldiers were forced to work as slaves on the railway where they were treated like animals, practically clubbed to death, and subjected to other horrendous cruelty. How anyone could […]

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

January 19, 2012

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – I’ve never considered myself the brightest bulb in the chandelier but I did not have a clue about this movie.  It’s based on John Le Carre’s book, which is supposed to be excellent and which I’ve not read.  George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is a retired British intelligence agent who is […]

The King’s Speech

January 6, 2011

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The best movie I’ve seen this year and that’s not just because it’s also the first. This is a great movie. Not a stodgy British thing, but a real human story of King George VI who has a stuttering problem. Who knew, well, who cared, really. Colin Firth makes you care – you feel his […]