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“Dunkirk”

A unique movie experience
‎Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles and Tom Hardy
Directed by Christopher Nolan

I know, I know, you’re jaded. You’ve seen it all in hundreds, nay, thousands of movies. War movies, survival movies, hanging-on-by-the skin-of-your-teeth movies, abandon-hope movies, never-lose-hope movies. You’ve also seen admirable or despicable actions from soldiers, officers, and ordinary civilians. But trust me, you have never seen all of that brought together in a package such as Christopher ... more >

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In Dunkirk, England Wins World War II. Again.

Cooler heads prevailed
Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles and Tom Hardy
Directed by Christopher Nolan

For "Dunkirk" Christopher Nolan cast the puppy-eyed lead singer of One Direction, Harry Styles, as a British soldier during the famed 1940 evacuation. This is entirely appropriate. I say this because the British Army fought World War II with the ferocity of a boy band. I don’t understand why the British feel such a reflex to celebrate it. Here’s a trip down the the pathway of British military ... more >

The Revenant

True story
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Will Poulter
Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu

Of course, the historical Hugh Glass, legendary nineteenth-century frontiersman left for dead by his fellows after surviving a horrific grizzly bear attack, never had a half-Native American son. But neither did he violently confront the traitor who left him for dead and murdered the aforementioned imagined son. It’s also improbable that during his journey he was rescued and aided by a lone Pawnee ... more >

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MAD MAX FURY ROAD: gravity optional

His world is "fire and blood"
Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult
Directed by George Miller

Thirty years after MAD MAX : BEYOND THE THUNDERDOM director George Miller brings MAD MAX : FURY ROAD. This new chapter in the post-acocalyptic saga includes an A-team cast made up of Tom Hardy (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, BRONSON), Charlize Theron (MONSTER, PROMETHEUS), Zoe Kravitz (X-MEN FIRST CLASS, GOOD KILL) and Nicholas Hoult (YOUNG ONES, X-MEN : DAYS OF FUTUR PAST) . In this sequel Max is ... more >

CANNES FESTIVAL TO OPEN WITH GEORGE MILLER’S MAD MAX SEQUEL

Can't blame the coolest and most important film festival in the world for wanting to launch with a crackle and a bang. The festival in question is Cannes (but of course) and the so-called bang will be emanating from the George Miller-directed MAD MAX, FURY ROAD, which opens fest out of competition, as per the local protocol. Film was shot in Namibia and stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and ... more >

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REVIEW | THE DROP

No good will come of any of this.
James Gandolfini, Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace
Directed by Martin R. Roskam

Italian filmmakers created the genre of the Spaghetti Western. That makes “The Drop” an Amstel Eastern. The cast and crew of this New Jersey mob movie hail from the mean streets of Belgium, the land of waffles, chocolate and blonde beer (director Martin R. Roskam, cinematographer Nicolas Karakatsanis and co-star Matthias Schoenaerts). To fill other roles, they reached out to North Sea ... more >

NEW DARK KNIGHT RISES TRAILER RELEASED

Next in line of the D.C. Comics franchise

"I'm Gotham's reckoning," the joker (played by Tom Hardy) says under his weird WWII-styled gas mask. That's enough to make any Marvel Comics fans drunk with joy. A brand-new trailer of The Dark Knight Rises (Warner Brothers) has been released today, sending tremors through Gotham City. Dark Knight Rises was directed by Christopher Nolan and stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ann Hathaway, ... more >