Browsing All posts tagged under »Rachel McAdams«


May 20, 2018


Disobedience – Ronit (Rachel Weisz) returns back home in time for her father’s, Rabbi Krushka (Anton Lesser), funeral, and finds that her two best friends Esti (Rachel McAdams) and David (Alessandro Nivola) are married. The three grew up together in the Hasidic Jewish community where Ronit and Esti’s close relationship was frowned upon, to say […]


November 22, 2015


Spotlight – The acting could not be any better. The story could not be more gripping. It’s the account of the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the Catholic Church’s cover-up of pedophile priests. Not only did the church hide its dirty little secrets but using its enormous power, it pressured everyone around to keep quiet while […]


August 2, 2015


Southpaw – World champion boxer Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) has major anger going on. After he punches another boxer outside the ring and his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) ends up getting shot, he goes past the boiling point. Manager Jordan Mains (50 Cent) gets him into a match where he knocks out a referee. He […]


May 30, 2015


Aloha- Brian Gilchrist (Bradley Cooper) is back in Hawaii to help billionaire developer Carson Welch launch a satellite and privatize the air space. Former love (Rachel McAdams) is now married to Woody (John Krasinski). She and Brian broke up 13 years ago. She now has a 12 year-old daughter…figure it out…and a 10 year -old […]

A Most Wanted Man

August 23, 2014


A Most Wanted Man – A smart spy movie based on the John le Carre novel and starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman in his last role – what more could you want*. Gunther Bachmann (PSH) is a slightly disgraced, thanks to the Americans, German spy. He and his small team are given 72 hours to bring […]

About Time

November 10, 2013


About Time – A delightful British romantic comedy with a quirky family.  Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) finds out on his 21st birthday that all the men in his family can time travel.  There are restrictions but overall they can go back and change the outcome of things.  How cool is that?  Tim is a dorky, […]

Midnight in Paris

June 12, 2011


Woody Allen has done some good movies and some really bad ones. This, I think, is his best ever. The first couple of minutes are just beautiful shots of Paris with cool music. Owen Wilson is Gill who’s visiting Paris with his fiancée Inez (a blonde Rachel McAdams) and her parents. He’s a successful screenwriter […]