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Sully

An obvious, mostly uninteresting hagiography, seemingly cut from the Ron Howard playbook of making something out of nothing. Except “Sully” wasn’t directed by Mr. Howard, it was helmed by the prolific Clint Eastwood. 455 more words

Film

Review: Sully

Director Clint Eastwood

Certificate 12A

Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Jamey Sheridan

Released 2nd December 2016

 

After a run of frankly disappointing films – … 787 more words

Film Review

Day 234 (Australia - Canberra)

I slept in a bit and got up to find the babies being put to bed for a nap and Erin leaving for a work luncheon. 153 more words

Travel

Mini-Review: Deepwater Horizon (No Spoilers)

Deepwater Horizon Mini-Review

Over the weekend, I went out to see Deepwater Horizon and I enjoyed it.  It was a good movie that looked at the tragedy of the Deepwater Horizon and how a system of bad decisions and poor maintenance contributed to combine into a disaster.   443 more words

2016

3 Reasons Why Tom Hanks is the World's Worst Traveler

Unless you’re planning on going to the North Pole

expect Tom Hanks to mess up your travel plans in one way or another.

Exhibition 1: Cast Away…

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Amazon Prime

Deepwater Horizon Box Office Prediction

The last time that director Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg hooked up, their war drama Lone Survivor grossed a terrific $125 million domestically in early 2014. 214 more words

Movies

MOVIE REVIEW | ***B&D SUNDAY FLASHBACK*** Captain Phillips (2013)


Paul Greengrass certainly has a thing for telling true stories.  He also has a thing for trying to give you both sides of the story and flesh out the bad guys as much as the good.  469 more words

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