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Watch the Royal Rivalry in the First ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Trailer

Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s ...

Watch The Favourite trailer – Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film stars Olivia Colman as a volatile queen!

When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion.   //   Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way. Starring ...

Oscar Isaac Chases Down Nazi Leader in ‘Operation Finale’ Trailer

The film stars Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac as Peter Malkin; Oscar winner Ben Kingsley as Adolph Eichmann; Melanie Laurent as Hanna Elian, an anaesthesiologist and the only female member of the Mossad team; Lior Raz as the Director of the Mossad, Isser Harel; Nick Kroll as Rafi Eitan, an Israeli intelligence officer in charge of the Mossad operation that led to the kidnapping of Adolf Eichmann; Michael Aronov as Zvi Aharoni, an intense and straight-laced Mossad agent; Haley Lu Richardson ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society!

London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer, receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter.   //   As the secrets from their wartime ...

12 Strong Movie Review

Overcoming a different language and culture shock was only the start of the transitional woes faced by these solders. They had to quickly adapt to a way of life and harsh environment that was unlike anything that had experienced before. They were also tremendously out numbered by the Taliban and their sympathisers.   //   The movie plays out in somewhat standard war scenario form where they rise to the occasion and show both great bravery but also adaptive skills. Where ...

Check out the trailer for The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society – starring Lily James!

There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman, Game of Thrones), the rugged and intriguing famer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever.   //   The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is based on the ...

The Post Movie Review

Tom Hanks has never been better and his visually advancing age and gruff vocal delivery helps one to see him as less of a nice guy and more as a down and dirty fighter. There are great performances everywhere, though. Even the sadly under-utilised Sarah Paulson has a short but very impactful monologue that gives the film even more purpose to the slowly awakening world of women’s rightful place in society. It also highlights Spielberg’s not so hidden agenda.   //   If ...

Darkest Hour Movie Review

Churchill is also one of the most discussed and over examined people of the twentieth century. Many of his idiosyncrasies have also become as famous as him, so the fact that Gary Oldman is so riveting and cliche free as the British Bulldog is testament to the amazing level of craft and acting skill he brings to the role. Ben Mendelsohn is also fantastic as King George VI   //   The film focuses on the period when he was first selected as PM and one of his first tasks was ...

The 15:17 to Paris Trailer Has Clint Eastwood Celebrating Real Heroes

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends’ lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never ...

Win a Double Pass to see The Post Starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks!

Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg helms a powerhouse cast including Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in THE POST, inspired by true events. Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race against time to expose a massive cover-up of government ...