Thursday, July 18, 2024

Daryl MacDonald

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Movie Review: ‘Wicked Little Letters’ Isn’t As Wicked As It Thinks

Director: Thea SharrockWriter: Jonny SweetStars: Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Timothy Spall Synopsis: When people in Littlehampton--including conservative local Edith--begin to receive letters full of hilarious profanities, rowdy Irish migrant Rose is charged with...

Movie Review: ‘Champions’ is a Heartwarming Retread

Director: Bobby Farrelly Writer: Mark Rizzo, Javier Fesser, and David Marqués Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kaitlin Olsen, Kevin Iannucci Synopsis: A former minor-league basketball coach is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities. He...

Movie Review: “Living” is a Beautifully Realized Adaptation of a Kurosawa Classic

Director: Oliver Hermanus Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro and Akira Kurosawa Stars: Bill Nighy, Aimee Lou Wood, and Alex Sharp Synopsis: In 1950s London, a humorless civil servant decides to take time off work to experience life after receiving a grim...

Movie Review: ‘Athena’ Makes Up For Its Flaws With Stunning Visuals

Director: Romain Gavras Writers: Elias Belkeddar, Romain Gavras, and Ladj Ly Stars: Dali Benssalah, Sami Sliman, Anthony Bajon Synopsis: Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings have their...

Movie Review: ‘The Sea Beast’ or How To Train Your (Sea)dragon

Director: Chris Williams Writer: Chris Williams and Nell Benjamin, Stars: Karl Urban, Dan Stevens, Jared Harris Synopsis: When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into...

Movie Review: ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ is Funny and Fearless

Director: Sophie Hyde Writer: Katy Brand Stars: Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack Synopsis: Nancy Stokes, a 55-year-old widow, is yearning for some adventure, human connection and some sex--some good sex. It’s a particularly British thing to be squeamish around the...

Movie Review: ‘You Are Not My Mother’ is A Fascinating Irish Folklore Horror

  Director: Kate Dolan Writer: Kate Dolan Stars: Hazel Doupe, Carolyn Bracken, Paul Reid Synopsis: In a North Dublin housing estate Char's mother goes missing. When she returns Char is determined to uncover the truth of...

Movie Review: ‘Escape from Mogadishu’: The South Korean Argo

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo Writer: Ki-cheol Lee, Seung-wan Ryoo Stars: Kim Yoon-seok, In-sung Jo Synopsis: In 1991 war-torn Somalia the personnel and the families of both the South Korean and the North Korean embassies have the...

Daryl MacDonald

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