In director Kevin Macdonald’s latest thriller, The Mauritanian; Tahar Rahim (A Prophet (2009) is Mohamedou Ould Slahia; a detainee at the U.S military’s Guantanamo Bay detention center.
With additional key cast including Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster; Slahia is detained without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
So excited for this! Talk about a powerhouse cast. That, combined with the very promising dialogue and my love of great courtroom dramas; I can’t wait to see Cumberbatch (that voice!), Foster, Woodley and Rahim on screen together.
I’m also looking forward to watching Cumberbatch’s character navigate this particular moral conundrum.
Lastly, on a side note, had it not been for the voiceover at the end of this trailer, I’d have mistakenly called this movie ‘The Mauritian.’ So, thank you, movie trailer voiceover man.
Zachery Levi, Langley Kirkwood, Corey Johnson, Matthew Marsh, Saamer Usmani, David Fynn, Andre Jacobs, Meena Rayann, Stevel Marc, Robert Hobbs and Arthur Falko also star.
Did I already say that I’m over the moon that Sam Mendes is back? He’s already directed at least two of my all time favourite movies. And now a film about two young British soldiers (Dean-Charles Chapman and George McKay) tasked with a seemingly impossible mission.
Additional key cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, Andrew Scott…
I’m excited for this story of sibling love and a desperate race against time. I can’t wait for all the beautiful shots that are synonymous with Mendes films .
It’s highly likely I’ll be hugely moved. I mean… I may or may not have already let a few tears escape while watching this trailer.
Anson Boon, Gerran Howell, Daniel Mays, Robert Maaser, Adrian Scarborough, Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Teresa Mahoney, and Justin Edwards also star.
1917 is the latest drama from Oscar winning director Sam Mendes.
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Richard Madden and Mark Strong, it’s a story set at the height of the First World War. Precisely when two young British soldiers are given an impossible mission in a life or death race against time…
Talk about a love story! What a thoroughly intense predicament.
Bring on the award nominations for one of my favourite directors who has been silent for a while but clearly very busy.
I wonder if my guess is correct in thinking that the brother racing to deliver the message doesn’t make it so his friend carries on instead. I’m sure that what ever the truth, this will still be a memorable audio visual experience.
Andrew Scott, Robert Maaser, Anson Boon, Gerran Howell, Daniel Mays, Adrian Scarborough, Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Teresa Mahoney, and Justin Edwards also star.
The Grinch stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the grumpy Christmas hating so and so who plans to ruin Christmas for all residents of the village of Whoville.
Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, this looks very much like a remake of How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) which starred Jim Carey.
I’ll tune in for comparison purposes. I want to find out how The Grinch will fair against How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Another reason to watch is the appeal of ‘grumpy but cute.’ The Grinch is certainly grumpy. He’s also undoubtedly cute and beautifully green. The final reason to watch would of course be, you know, the bass in Cumberbatch’s voice. Clearly.
Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, The Current War is the story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult and Tom Holland star…
I find this trailer somewhat over stylised. Nevertheless, there’s just too much impressive talent involved. And I definitely don’t just mean the actors. I can’t wait to see how people battled for market share back then compared to the tech giants of today.
I wonder if The Current War will come close to replacing The imitation Game (2014)as my favourite Benedict Cumberbatch movie. I think not but I’m open to pleasant surprises.
Ekow Quartey, Tuppence Middleton and Matthew Macfadyen make up additional supporting cast.
Directed by Marc Francis, Max Pugh and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me is a documentary that follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns whose lives are focused on mastering the art of mindfulness with well-known teacher Thich Nhat Hanh…
Walk With Me seems ideal for fans of mindfulness and those who are sort of a little curious about it but haven’t bothered to find out more because it looks like a lot of hard work. ‘Isn’t sleep and general relaxation enough though?’, some in the latter group may or may not have wondered, probably.
According to the all knowing internet, ‘Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique’.
I’ll eventually tune into this one – if only to find out whether the beautiful bass in Benedict Cumberbatch’s voice will prove as distracting as this trailer suggests.