In new HBO crime/drama Mare of Easttown, detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) is trying to do her job while attempting to stop her own life from falling apart.
Set in a small Pennsylvania town, additional key cast includes Guy Pearce, Evan Peters, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart
My interest levels were immediately high because it’s Winslet. Then lines like ‘Mare, I know what you’ve been through. And I know you’re worth saving.‘ happened. Now I’m extra curious. Especially since this trailer cleverly reveals very little.
Lastly, bring on the winning Winslet’s transformation, for I am ready.
Angourie Rice, Sosie Bacon, Izzy King, David Denman, Neal Huff, Cameron Mann, James McArdle, Kassie Mundhenk and Ben Miles also star.
Starring Willem Dafoe, Julianne Nicholson and Christopher Heyerdahl; Togo is the true story of asled dog named Togo. A beautiful canine considered by most to be too small and weak to lead such an intense race as the 1925 serum run, but he did it anyway.
Directed by Ericson Core; additional key cast includes Michael Gaston, Michael McElhatton, Jamie McShane…
Looks like we have ourselves an unforgettable underdog story. It also appears as though the time has arrived for movies about incredible dogs.
First we had Call To The Wild (2020); then Little Q (2019) and now Togo. It may be the Chinese year of the pig, but it’s definitely dog season.
Tom Carey, Malik McCall, Mark Krysko, Barb Mitchell, Michael Greyeyes, Thorbjørn Harr, Shaun Benson, Nikolai Nikolaeff and Steven McCarthy also star.
I, Tonya, the true story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding, and the unfortunate events that led to the end of her career is a movie well done. Directed by Craig Gillespie, the film is structured and captured in a way that’s engaging both in style and content.
I found myself impressed by all the performances. Robbie’s portrayal is memorable because of what she was able to achieve both physically and emotionally. There’s been talk of how impressive her solo scene in front of the mirror is and it really is. But the moment that moved me most takes place in the court room, immediately following sentencing.
As Hardings’ abusive mother, Allison Janney did brilliantly. This of course didn’t surprise me because Janney always delivers. Always. The hateful truth of her character was conveyed so perfectly in her entire being and very clearly through her eyes.
Until this movie, I hadn’t really seen Sebastian Stan in much, except his work in Marvel’s Captain America and Avengers movies; because of what he did with his role as Hardings’ abusive husband, I’m now more interested than ever before in what he does next. Another highlight in Gillespie’s film is the well chosen music.
I say watch this movie for the performances and the story. I’ll in the meantime, busy myself with looking forward to Robbie’s next leading role in a drama.
I, Tonya is the true story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), a skater who rose amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. However, unfortunately for her, things change drastically when her ex-husband intervenes.
Directed by Craig Gillespie; Bobby Cannavale, Sebastian Stan and Mckenna Grace also star…
I’m watching because it looks like this movie really allowed Robbie to act her socks off – so to speak and I personally can’t ‘wait to see how that unfolds. I’m also curious about the scary truth of this story.
Additional supporting cast includes Joey Thurmond, Bojana Novakovic, Allison Janney and Julianne Nicholson.
From writer / director Margaret Betts, Novitiate is a story set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II. Margaret Qualley plays a young woman in training to become a nun but she’s struggling with her faith, the changing church and sexuality. Liana Liberato, Dianna Agron and Melissa Leo also star…
I’m intrigued because the life of a nun isn’t one I could ever see for myself. I do admire those who choose it and therefore, I’m curious about how one comes to select such a path.