Tag Archives: Jim Broadbent

Review: Brooklyn (2015)

If there was one thing I wasn’t expecting in a swooning transatlantic romance it was the sight of Saoirse Ronan humiliatingly relieving herself in a bucket. Said scene takes place during a harrowing stormy Atlantic crossing early on in the … Continue reading

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Review: The Lady in the Van (2015)

It’s always nice to sit back and watch a great actor do their thing. THE LADY IN THE VAN is often just that: Maggie Smith, Alan Bennett’s words. and a camera. You might not think Bennett’s stories would be particularly … Continue reading

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Review: Paddington (2014)

Many might groan in distress at the thought of yet another childhood icon given a lavish live-action film adaptation. Even more alarm bells ring once you hear of the involvement of the producer and a few of the cast of … Continue reading

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