Tag Archives: Jared Harris

Robert the Bruce (2020) Review

A TALE LIMITED BY CINEMATIC BUDGETS AND NARRATIVE SCOPE   Before director Ridley Scott’s sword and sandals epic Gladiator roared into theaters at the dawn of the new millennium, actor / director Mel Gibson delved into Scottish history for 1995’s epic drama film Braveheart. The movie, which starred Gibson in the lead role as well as Sophie Marceau, Angus Macfayden,

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Cinematic Flashback: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Review

The year was 1891. Storm clouds were brewing over Europe. France and Germany were at each other’s throat, the result of a series of bombings. Some said it was the Nationalists. Others, the anarchists. But, as usual, my friend Sherlock Holmes, had a different theory entirely as Jason’s Movie Blog present the latest “cinematic flashback” for the 2011 film Sherlock

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Allied Review

WHO IS MARIANNE BEAUSEJOUR?   Film director Robert Zemeckis may not be as illustrious as other legendary Hollywood directors such as Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Francis Ford Coppola, or Clint Eastwood, but his movies have been (usually) “visual innovate”, with some becoming memorable iconic. Starting out with his directorial debut film I Wanna Hold Your Hand in 1978, Zemeckis caught

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Pompeii Review

VESUVIUS ERUPTS, WHILE THE FILM SIMMERS   Powerful epic film of romance and history are appealing and carry a pronounced sense of a big budget scope and grandeur. Film director Paul W.S. Anderson has had string of mediocre and/or disappointing movies such as Aliens vs. Predator, Death Race, and The Three Musketeers to name a few. Now Anderson takes a

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review

SLEEK, SEXY, AND FUN The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” was a television show that debuted back in the heyday of the 60s spy genre, where the super slick James Bond style was at the forefront of pop culture. Running for five seasons (from 1964 to 1968) followed a troublesome pair of spy super sleuths, American spy Napoleon Solo and Russian spy

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