director: Danny Boyle

Yesterday

June 28, 2019
The Synopsis: A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. <b It’s not often that a movie like Yesterday hits the silver screen. The plot is reminiscent of a late night [...]

Steve Jobs

October 23, 2015
"Steve Jobs" is a movie about a complex man. He is portrayed as a man who remains loyal to his friends but sometimes ignores them and their advice. He's also portrayed as a man who was stubborn and yet seemed to actually care about what he did, sometimes more than the people in his life. The film [...]

127 Hours

January 28, 2011
This movie features a strong performance by James Franco, who has been nominated for a best actor Oscar. He draws the viewer into his pain. As I screened this film I felt his anger, his frustration, his hopelessness and finally his desperation as he cuts off his own arm in order to survive having [...]

Slumdog Millionaire

January 23, 2009
This film does a good job in showing what can happen when two brothers each choose different paths. Young Salim becomes involved with crime and violence and it becomes a way of life for him. Younger brother Jamal seeks to find a pretty young girl named Latika who was separated from his brother and [...]

Sunshine

July 27, 2007
The special effects are executed nicely in this film but, unfortunately, for the most part the characters are not memorable and the plot is a downer and even slow moving for much of the middle of the film. The setting is the bleakness and loneliness of space. In this setting man's inner evil tries [...]

Millions

March 11, 2005
I wasn't expecting much from this film but I was pleasantly surprised. I find the English humor in the film very funny at times even though it took me a bit to understand the accents. Damian is so funny because he attends the School of the Saints and "sees" Saints all the time. He even has [...]

28 Days Later

June 27, 2003
"28 Days Later" is 112 minutes of blood, gore and pandemonium and is not recommended by Dove. It also contains bad language and some [...]

The Beach

February 11, 2000
This dark, depressing hodgepodge has the lead mistakenly thinking he can find satisfaction by filling his own existence with new and untried experiences. He even drinks an animal’s blood! (There’s nothing like drinking the blood of a snake to show rebellion against the establishment.) The [...]

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