actor: James McAvoy

Wanted

This is one of the most violent films I have seen in some time. Numerous people are shot in the head, knifed, beat to a bloody pulp, and all this happens consistently throughout the 110-minute running length of the picture. It also contains some of the strongest language I have heard in a film. The [...]

Becoming Jane

February 12, 2008
Starring Anne Hathaway, the film examines the effect that Jane Austen’s own romances had on her literary works. While the movie at times does seem to parody some of the themes contained in Jane Austen’s books, the film is delightfully thoughtful and funny. Anne Hathaway portrays Jane Austen’s [...]

Atonement

The director of this film takes the viewer on a beautiful ride while telling a tragic and fascinating tale. This is a very high quality film which uses the cinematic experience to the fullest. Visually there are breathtakingly beautiful scenes. The score is brilliant, using music and the sound of a [...]

The Last King of Scotland

First, the positive: this film is based on a true story about Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and it shows his snake-like qualities very vividly as he switches easily from being charming to a ruthless killer. The film gives the viewer an idea of what the Ugandan people underwent under his regime. Forest [...]