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Hit and Miss Sloane

Sometimes a film that you didn’t think much of at the time, stays with you and grows on you until you feel compelled to see it again. 480 more words

Flying Ultimatums

Outside Nottingham Town.
(The Sheriff’s army surround the town. Blamire shouts orders.)
Blamire: “Bring forward the trebuchets. (The soldiers push one of two large contraptions of golden, new wood forward and a soldier brings over a small barrel.) Load and make ready. 1,356 more words

Miss Sloane

It takes the audience on an increasily turbulent rollercoaster that is in no way a cliche.

Take two pencils. Put them both inside an elastic band and begin to turn them. 229 more words


Miss Sloane ⭐⭐⭐

Miss Sloane, played with captivating presence by Jessica Chastain who is definitely the best thing in this film, is a conviction-lobbyist working in Washington D.C. who, for reasons not entirely elaborated, decides to take on the gun lobby on a piece of legislation that requires mandatory background checks for any firearm purchases. 238 more words


REVIEW: Miss Sloane (2016)

Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after lobbyist in Washington D.C. But when she turns down the job of working against a gun control bill and instead joins Rodolfo Schmidt’s (Mark Strong) firm which is working to ensure the bill passes, she finds herself against her most powerful opponent. 296 more words




Running time: 132 minutes

Director: John Madden

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christine Baranski, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, Sam Waterston, Alison Pill… 254 more words

Miss Sloane - ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ DVD Review

Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is a powerful, workaholic D.C. lobbyist who uses every trick in the book to achieve her goals.  But her impressive success record, is on the line when she switches sides and leaves one agency to work for another. 342 more words

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