Browsing All posts tagged under »Jessica Chastain«

The Zookeeper’s Wife

April 1, 2017

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The Zookeeper’s Wife – Lions, tigers, elephants, camels, monkeys. That alone is reason enough to see the movie. An amazing zoo in Warsaw, Poland, 1939, is taken over by slightly-mad Nazi Chief Zoologist Lutz Heck (Daniel Bruhl). He convinces co-owner Antonio Zabinski (Jessica Chastain) he wants to save their prize stock (kind of like keeping […]

Miss Sloane

December 10, 2016

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Miss Sloane – Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is a pill-popping workaholic in the first degree. She’s a lobbyist in Washington, DC, and does whatever it takes to win. Easily persuaded to join the other side in the gun control legislation…she was asked to convince women to view guns as tools of empowerment…she takes most of […]

The Martian

October 5, 2015

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The Martian – Believing astronaut Mark Witney (Matt Damon) is dead, Commander Lewis (Jessica Chastain) and team head back to Earth without him when a violent storm forces them to abort their mission on Mars. Since it may be four years before the next mission makes it to the red planet, Witney uses his botanist […]

A Most Violent Year

February 6, 2015

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A Most Violent Year – In a business known for being corrupt, in a town and time (New York, 1981) known for crime, Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is trying his best to stay inside the law. This doesn’t mean he’s not above a few shortcuts or taking advantage of everything he can. He teaches his […]

Interstellar

November 8, 2014

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Interstellar – The Earth is overpopulated, dust storms are wreaking havoc and a food shortage is imminent. Former astronaut “Coop” (Matthew McConaughey) lives on his family’s farm with daughter Murphy (MacKenzie Fay, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn), son Tom (Timothee Chalamet, Casey Affleck), and dad (John Lithgow). Coop is selected to go into the galaxy in […]

Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted

June 9, 2012

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Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted – Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller) wants to get out of Africa and back to NYC where he reigned as King of the Zoo.  The whole gang (Marty, Gloria, Melman) heads to Monte Carlo to round up the penguins who are raking it in at the casinos.    Soon, animal-control Capt. […]

The Debt

September 4, 2011

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The Debt – In 1965, three young Mossad agents were on a mission to take out a Nazi war criminal known as the Surgeon of Birkinau. Now 30 some years later, Rachel’s (Helen Mirren) daughter has written a book about their highly praised work. Going back and forth between the times, we’re shown that maybe […]