Tag : Tom Hanks

Going Postal for the Post

10 months ago / 0 comments

Arts Editor Steph Bennett reviews recent biopic ‘The Post’. A recently-released film detailing the huge and enduring coverup of The Vietnam War, The Post was a stunning arrangement that boasts not only a star-studded cast, but the incredible true story that journalists still struggle with today: freedom of the press. … Read More

Review: Sully – filled with remarkable tension

2 years ago / 0 comments

The story of the miracle on the Hudson is one of the most extraordinary in aviation history. This film tells the story of US Airways Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger’s involvement in the forced water landing of flight 1549 and its aftermath. It is the work of legendary actor/director Clint Eastwood; … Read More

‘Inferno’ Review – In Its Own Purgatory

2 years ago / 0 comments

With a supposed star-studded cast of Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones and Irrfan Khan, you’d perhaps expect Ron Howard’s third instalment of the Da Vinci Code trilogy to be somewhat interesting. In reality, the most exciting part of the film was leaving when it had finished. Dan Brown’s novels, contrived, monotonous … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the Week – Woman in Black, Wall Street & the one and only Grease

5 years ago / 0 comments

There’s always a wide selection of great films available on Freeview, and seeing as staying in is the new going out, TV presents the ideal opportunity to catch up on what you might have missed in the cinema. Plus, it saves you spending your student loan on DVDs and rentals. … Read More

Blogs | Catching the Oscars – And the Oscar goes to…

5 years ago / 0 comments

The movies nominated in the Oscar categories this year are all undeniably brilliant in their own unique ways. With the ceremony looming, I genuinely cannot predict the winners this year. Last week, the BAFTAs showed that Gravity bagged a notable amount of awards, Jennifer Lawrence won best supporting actress (obviously) … Read More

Film | Captain Phillips – Nothing short of brilliant

5 years ago / 0 comments

image: Michael de Luca Productions 4/5 Stars Before I watched Captain Phillips, I was worried it would be the usual one-sided Hollywood portrayal of American triumph and endeavour in the face of adversity. Within the first ten minutes of the film, though, I realised there was no cause for concern: … Read More