Browsing All posts tagged under »Tom Wilkinson«


October 28, 2016


Denial – Who knew there were people who don’t believe the holocaust actually happened. Back in the 90s, David Irving (Timothy Spall) made a career of denying it and believing Hitler was just misunderstood. He sued Professor Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) for libel after she stated he was a racist and an extremist and demanded […]


June 14, 2014


Belle – In 1796, Sir Admiral John Lindsay (Matthew Goode) leaves his exceedingly beautiful young daughter to be raised by her great uncle and aunt, Lord (Tom Wilkinson) and Lady (Penelope Wilton) Mansfield. Called Dido (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the family loves her and she is treated by her cousin, Elizabeth, like a sister. She receives the […]

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 […]

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

May 28, 2012


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – The name just conjures up deliciousness and the movie delivers with a stellar cast of mainly British actors, including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton.   A widow, a retired couple or two, a displaced housekeeper needing a hip replacement, and a couple others in their […]

The Debt

September 4, 2011


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 […]