Tag: john hurt

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Rest In Peace, John Hurt: (1956-2016)

SIR JOHN HURT 22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017 (age 77) Cause of Death: Pancreatic Cancer Believe it or not, John Hurt didn’t die back in 1979 when an alien burst out of his chest on the Nostromo. Instead, he lived until the ripe age of 77, having starred in over 129 films over the span of six decades. He would go on … Read More Rest In Peace, John Hurt: (1956-2016)

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Though not yet released, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” is getting the full treatment, with considerations in all categories: Best Picture Tim Belvan (Producer) Eric Fellner (Producer) Robyn Slovo (Producer) Best Director Tomas Alfredson Best Actor Gary Oldman Best Supporting Actor Benedict Cumberbatch David Dencik Colin Firth Stephen Graham Tom Hardy Ciaran Hinds John Hurt Toby Jones Simon McBurney Mark Strong Best Supporting Actress Kathy … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

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Proof Review: The Oxford Murders (2010)

Talk about a film that is too smart for its own good. The Oxford Murders makes the average viewer feel isolated and ostracized. Whatever means the producers took to get leading man Elijah Wood on board, they should consider themselves extremely lucky.

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Proof Review: The Proposition (2005)

With all the correct pieces set in place, The Proposition carries on the legacy of the genre successfully and breathes life back into the fading Westerns. The Proposition shatters most expectations, leaving absolutely every aspect of the film respectfully transparent. This is the West and it feels authentic.

Movie Review: 44 Inch Chest (2010)

44 INCH CHEST BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 21, 2010 Ever seen a grown man cry? How about a grown man that looks like he works for the mob? Heartbreak and emotion are not what you associate with a big roughneck, jack-jawed British sluggers. Yet “44 Inch Chest” delivers just that. Big man Ray Winstone plays Colin Diamond, a car salesman, that finds out his wife, … Read More Movie Review: 44 Inch Chest (2010)