Browsing All posts tagged under »Michelle Williams«

All The Money In The World

December 26, 2017


All The Money In The World – All the money in the world was apparently still not enough for John Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer) . Sometimes you liked him, most times you didn’t and not just because he wouldn’t pay out $17 million ransom for his favorite grandson Paul/Paolo (Charlie Plummer – no relation). As […]

The Greatest Showman

December 24, 2017


The Greatest Showman – It opens like a Broadway musical; then a little rich girl and a little poor boy strike up a forever relationship and grow into P. T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) and Charity (Michelle Williams). Marriage and two daughters later, he starts recruiting “unique persons:” a midget, a bearded lady, a really tall […]

Manchester By The Sea

December 10, 2016


Manchester By The Sea – Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is a sad, unfriendly, divorced, handyman who, if accidentally bumped, will punch your face out. His older brother (Kyle Chandler) dies suddenly and his will gives guardianship of his teenage son Patrick (Lucas Hedges) to Lee. Told in a back and forth manner, you find that […]

Certain Women

November 6, 2016


Certain Women – Lawyer (Laura Dern) enjoys nooners. Client (Jared Harris) screwed by insurance company ends up with no recourse. Client breaks down. Takes cop and lawyer hostage. Releases both, she tells police where to find him. Family camping surrounded by brown grass, bare trees, snow capped mountains. Strong wife (Michelle Williams), sullen teenager (Sara […]

Oz, The Great and Powerful

March 9, 2013


Oz, The Great and Powerful – A prequel to The Wizard of Oz, kind of.  Oz (James Franco) is a small-time magician at a traveling carnival show about to be run out of town.  After telling a little girl, he can’t make her walk, he hops into his air balloon and leaves the black and […]

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) […]

Blue Valentine

February 22, 2011


I saw this a couple weeks ago and still can’t figure out what I thought of it. It’s done in switch-back fashion from today when the couple is married with a darling daughter, and a few years ago when they first met. Ryan Gosling is Dean who falls for Michelle Williams, Cindy, after one look. […]