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David Strathairn

LFF 2020 – Nomadland (2020)

As a notable winner at this year's Venice and Toronto Film Festivals, Chloé Zhao's Nomadland is one of this year's highly anticipated films. Based on a 2017 non-fiction book by Jessica Bruder, the film stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a

Godzilla Trailer and Poster released

The first trailer for Godzilla has just been released and it's a doozy. It's looking like a return to form for the big fella, safe in the hands of one of our favourite new directors. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this…

Lincoln (2012)

There's so much in Lincoln that director Steven Spielberg gets so right, easily, that it's hard by the time the end credits roll to weigh it all up and realise that you've just watched little more than a two and a half hour History Channel…

Lincoln (2012)

History lesson Spielberg's Lincoln, a historical film about the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and the last days of the 16th President, is a collaboration between the director, the playwright Tony Kushner who…

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Bourne without Bourne It should come as no huge surprise that the Bourne action movie series without Bourne himeslf -- as is the case in The Bourne Legacy, film number four -- just isn't the same. Describing The Bourne Legacy has to be…

Howl (2010)

Ever since his powerful performance in 127 Hours I have found it all the more difficult to take James Franco serious as a credible dramatic actor, or even an interesting onscreen figure. To me he has become a bit too twitchy and seems to…