Browsing All posts tagged under »Kenneth Branagh«

November 12, 2017


Murder On The Orient Express- Where to start. The classic Agatha Christie story of 13 strangers on a train through beautiful snow covered mountains to Istanbul. Esteemed detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) is one of the passengers, hoping to enjoy a little rest before his next case. A murder occurs and his break is over. […]


July 22, 2017


Dunkirk – Fighter planes flying, fighter planes shot down. Ships sailing, ships sinking. Bombs blasting, machine guns firing. Beaches and ocean filled with soldiers from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force waiting to be rescued. Men desperate to save themselves, willing to sacrifice others. Acts of compassion and bravery. Senselessness of war. Triumph of […]

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

January 17, 2014


Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – Young Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) is a Marine Lieutenant who is recruited by CIA’s Thomas Harper (Kevin Costner) soon after his helicopter is hit in Afghanistan and he’s left with a damaged spine.  He starts as an analyst, then is quickly inducted into operations in order to stop a terrorist […]

My Week With Marilyn

January 8, 2012


My Week with Marilyn – A true story, at least according to Colin Clarke.  Clarke, Eddie Redmayne, is from a prominent family and determined to get a job working in movie production.  His persistence pays off and he gets hired as third assistant director on The Prince and The Showgirl starring Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) […]