Top performances by Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne bolster an uneven “THE GOOD NURSE” | REVIEW

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Starring Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain and Denise Pillott
Directed by Tobias Lindholm

In Tobias Lindholm’s “The Good Nurse,” the sharply-refined lead performances from Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain are so strong that they make viewers forget about a screenplay that doesn’t always live up to their work. Written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns (“1917,” “Last Night in Soho”) and based on the book by Charles Graeber, the film focuses on the crimes of Charles Cullen, a nurse who, over ... more >

The cast is heavies central and Aaron Sorkin directs, are you thinking what we’re thinking? “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

This film is airing currently
Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp and Sacha Baron Cohen
Directed by Aaron Sorkin

Some critics have faulted as “too good” the new Aaron Sorkin film aired on Netflix after a short theater run. To be sure, it can be considered slick. It’s about the trial of the leaders of the unrest in Chicago during the August 1968 Democratic Party’s convention in Chicago by yippies, hippies, Black Panther and generally unkempt many thousands gathered in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. “Chicago 7” may ... more >


"Congratulations to Eddie Redmayne for winning an ‪Oscar‬ for playing me in 'The Theory of Everything' movie. Well done Eddie, I'm very proud of you." Astrophysicist Stephen Hawkings thus congratulated Eddie Redmayne recently. The thirtysomething British actor plays Hawking on-screen in "The theory of everything." And on Sunday, Redmayne earned the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for this ... more >

Black death

The plague is back, run!
Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean and Carice van Houten
Directed by Christopher Smith

The new film “Black Death,” now out on DVD, is billed as a “horror-thriller,” and while it certainly has moments of gross-out gore, there’s not as much thrill to it as you’d hope. Set during the first wave of the bubonic plague in England, “Death” stars Sean Bean (“The Lord of the Rings”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Pillars of the Earth”) as a hired gun and a monk, respectively. The church has ... more >