Simon Stone is not an actor or a director, as it is the case here, that I was familiar with. But the cast, Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, The Great Gatsby), Ralph Fiennes (Spectre, Harry Potter), Lily James (Cinderella) and Johnny Flynn (Emma) to name a few were known to me. However, the movie's story … Continue reading The Dig | Beautiful But Subtly Tragic
The Program is an Odyssey of Lance Armstrong’s career, from his very first Tour de France to his downfall. The story follows an Irish sport journalist, David Walsh, that becomes convinced that Armstrong’s performances are fueled by banned substances. Walsh then starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong. Stephen Frears’ film made cycling exciting, … Continue reading The Program | Cycling made interesting
A poster study of 2015 Stephen Frears' movie on Lance Armstrong, The Program.
I remember when Hamilton hit it big. Everyone was talking about it, they gushed about the music, the cast, but despite all that I never really checked out the music. Why? I don't know, I guess I wanted to see it. I figured the music wouldn't resonate as much if I had no frame of … Continue reading Hamilton | Quite the Crescendo
Christopher Isherwood is not an unfamiliar name to me but contrary to most / some, it was not synonymous with famous inspirational and / or influential homosexual author, no. It was the name of the guy that wrote the book A Single Man was based on. Prior familiarity with the name existed in a semi-conscious … Continue reading Christopher and His kind | A mix of sexuality, socio-economic backgrounds, and a dash politics
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Based on Jane W. Hawking’s memoirs Traveling To Infinity: My Life With Stephen, The Theory of Everything stars Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones and was directed by James Marsh. Premise: The relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Review: I expected this movie to be an overly romanticized sugar coated version of Jane and Stephen Hawking … Continue reading The Theory of Everything | Review