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Aaron Eckhart

Sully (2016)

There's no question the miraculous water landing of US Airways flight 1549 is bursting with cinematic potential. On 15th January, 2009, a passenger jet piloted by Captain Chesley Sullenberger was struck by a flock of birds shortly after…

Sully (2016)

"155" Typically Clint is doing good, straightforward, old fashioned filmmaking in his new movie Sully, whose title itself signals the mood: simplicity. The subject is an old fashioned hero, the pilot, Chesley Sullenberger, nickname…

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Simple, violent and effective, Olympus Has Fallen feels very much like an "old school" action movie, in the best sense. It is, as you've probably already heard, effectively surmised as Die Hard In The Whitehouse, and it even manages to make…

The Rum Diary (2011)

To members of a certain generation, one that predates me, at least, Hunter S Thompson is someone who "carries the illness forward for all us, always wearing the right coat while traveling outside the realms of possibility".   That language…

Paycheck (2003)

Paycheck follows the character of Michael Jennings (Ben Affleck), a reverse engineer who carries out work for companies who want to copy and improve upon their rival’s technology. To maintain confidentiality, Jennings must have his memory…

Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

Do I go through this review trying not to mention Skyline? Whoops, too late. Oh well, it’s not the first time that two big movies have been released so close to each other with the same themes. It is the first time I can recall both options…

Rabbit Hole (2010)

The bravery of simply going on Based on a play by David Lindsay-Abaire that received five Tony Award nominations and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Rabbit Hole is an elegant, understated film that explores with nuance and humor the…