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MOLLY’S GAME | FILM REVIEW

MOLLY’S GAME | FILM REVIEW

MOLLY’S GAME | FILM REVIEW **** Dir: Aaron Sorkin. Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner 15, 2hrs 20 mins Molly Bloom, also known as Hollywood’s “poker princess”, got involved with the world of high-stakes gambling after her dreams of becoming an Olympic skier were crushed. Her clients included high-profile Hollywood actors such as Ben […]

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MOLLY’S GAME | FILM PREVIEW

MOLLY’S GAME | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Aaron Sorkin (15 140 mins) A dazzlingly verbose script propels writer Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut. No stranger to dialogue after penning The West Wing, The Social Network and Steve Jobs, Sorkin finds a perfect actor to channel his complex, meaty scripts in Jessica Chastain. She plays Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who, following an […]

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BASTILLE DAY | FILM REVIEW

BASTILLE DAY | FILM REVIEW

BASTILLE DAY Dir: James Watkins (15, 92 mins) Idris Elba does CIA agent action, (Bond anyone?) teaming up with Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden in this Euro pudding thriller. Unfortunately rather timely, Elba hunts terrorists in Paris, with the help of pickpocket artist Madden after he accidentally steals a bomb in a bag. Cue chases […]

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THE JUNGLE BOOK | FILM REVIEW

THE JUNGLE BOOK | FILM REVIEW

THE JUNGLE BOOK   Dir: Jon Favreau (PG, 99 mins)  Disney continues to lazily plunder its back catalogue with another retread of an animated classic, this time with photo real animals and a star studded voice cast. It can never match the 60s original and whilst upping the spectacle, this tale of Mowgli, the man […]