Posts tagged "Amy Adams"

BFI London Film Festival: Arrival

Arrival Directed by Denis Villeneuve Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg Watch on iTunes or by Joanna Orland At its core, Arrival is an evocative existentialist drama.  In the guise of an alien invasion Sci Fi movie, the film is an emotional exploration of the meaning of time, memory and identity.  Many […]

60th BFI London Film Festival: Video Gallery

60th BFI London Film Festival: Photo Gallery

Venice Film Festival: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals Directed by Tom Ford Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen Watch on iTunes or by Laura Patricia Jones Visually stunning cinematography, witty and gripping script, fast-paced narrative – it’s hard to know where to begin with fashion designer […]

Venice Film Festival: Arrival

Arrival Directed by Denis Villeneuve Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg Watch on iTunes or by Laura Patricia Jones Aliens exist, they’re here, they’ve landed and their intentions are unclear. There have been countless attempts at alien movies over the years – good, bad and ugly. Upon first impression it was […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Directed by Zack Snyder Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Gal Gadot In UK Cinemas March 25th, 2016 by Laura Patricia Jones Almost two years on from Man of Steel, Henry Cavill as the chiseled red caped crusader is back and despite those dreamy blue eyes, considered […]

Her

Directed by Spike Jonze Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt, Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson In UK Cinemas February 14th, 2014 by Joanna Orland In spite of the tone that this review may take, I am a huge fan of Spike Jonze films, Being John Malkovich being one of my favourite films […]

American Hustle

Directed by David O. Russell Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence Limited UK Release December 20th, 2013 In UK Cinemas January 1st, 2014 I desperately did not want to like this film.  I despised Silver Linings Playbook and while I thought The Fighter was a very good film, it bored me […]

Meh of Steel

Man of Steel Starring Kevin Costner Not directed by Christopher Nolan In Cinemas June 14th, 2013 by Joanna Orland With headline writing skills like “Meh of Steel”, I should totally get a job at the Daily Planet!  (It was either that, or “S is for Subpar”.) Man of Steel is the latest superhero reboot, completely […]

Julie & Julia

Out now on DVD & Blu-Ray by Joanna Orland Meryl Streep strikes again with another glorious performance. Shame about the whole Amy Adams Julie story arc. Well… it wasn’t that bad… but while I was captivated by Meryl, I found myself ever-so-slightly irritated by Amy Adams’ whining… But let’s focus on the positive. Meryl Mery […]