Posts Tagged ‘Kristin Scott Thomas’

Review: Darkest Hour

— by RON WILKINSON — Gary Oldman comes out swinging as Winston Churchill in this period piece set during four weeks at the outset of World War II. A hard-drinking, cigar-smoking curmudgeon who bullies everyone in sight, he appears to have been put in a position nobody else wanted, that o[...]

Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

— by ADAM DALE — There may have been stranger concepts for a book turned into a movie than Paul Torday’s 2006 novel “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.” — but none come to mind. Directed by Lasse Hallström (“Dear John” and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”) and sporting an a[...]

Three Clips from Sarah’s Key

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — In numerous films that relate events surrounding World War II, it is not often that we see the plight of children during those harsh times. Also seldom seen is the cruelty other nations inflicted upon the Jewish around the world. Secrets are kept and[...]

A Scene from ‘Nowhere Boy’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There are too many John Lennon films. Yes, he made good music, but it comes to a point where it’s just tiring. Director Sam Taylor Wood is adding to a long list that includes “Imagine: John Lennon” and “Inside John Lennon,” with[...]