Browsing All posts tagged under »Ralph Fiennes«

Kubo and The Two Strings

August 21, 2016


Kubo and The Two Strings – Kubo (Art Parkinson) plays his little guitar like Keith Urban and makes his origami paper characters come alive for his spellbound audiences. His mom (Charlize Theron) moves in and out of reality until she uses up all her strength to give Kubo a fighting chance against his evil aunts […]

Hail, Caesar

February 10, 2016


Hail, Caesar – Oh, my, this is a bad movie and I had such high hopes for it. Thought it was going to be a smart, funny spoof/parody of 1940s-1950s movies from the Coen Brothers. It isn’t. Laughs are few and far between. The outstanding cast of Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, […]


November 7, 2015


Spectre – Not the best Bond movie, not the worst, but looks like it may be the last for Daniel Craig. Bond (Craig) has a video from the late M (Judi Dench) telling him to kill off a certain bad guy. In the meantime, a few in MI5 are planning to kill off the Double […]

The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 23, 2014


The Grand Budapest Hotel – M. Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes) is the concierge at The Grand Budapest Hotel and he loves, in the most literal sense, his guests. When Madame D. (Tilda Swinton) dies after spending her last night at the hotel with M. Gustave and names him in her will, her relatives decide he […]


November 12, 2012


Skyfall – Nobody does it better – than Xavier Bardem as the absolutely mad Raoul Silva.  He’s out to get M (Judi Dench) for what he considers her betrayal of him.  He is positively brilliant and will most certainly be nominated for an Academy Award. M’s job is on the line after a disk is […]

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

January 19, 2012


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 […]