writer: Peter Morgan

Bohemian Rhapsody

November 2, 2018
Freddie Mercury was a performer—one of the best. Queen’s widespread fame and influence is a testament to his ability to capture audiences with his powerful songs and strutting stage persona. Despite his controversial lifestyle, everyone loved Freddie—or so it seemed. The film reveals that [...]

Rush

September 27, 2013
This film has some exciting race scenes which are to a great extent what the movie is about. It also features the handsome Chris Hemsworth from the Dove-approved films "The Avengers" and "Thor". His character, James Hunt from Britain, is quite a comparison to Niki Lauda (Daniel Burhl) from [...]

Hereafter

October 22, 2010
Here is another film from Clint Eastwood, who now directs films more then he acts in them. He takes the director's chair based on an original screenplay by British docu-dramatist Peter Morgan ("The Queen", "Frost/Nixon"). This story is about intersecting lives and, as the title of the film implies, [...]

Frost/Nixon

December 26, 2008
Frost/Nixon portrays a simple view of two rather complex men's lives. Frost is the womanizing television host and Nixon is the dejected former President of the United States. There's no doubt that both parties agreed to these debates with a hope of restoring their status with the public. [...]

The Other Boleyn Girl

February 29, 2008
This is one of those films that may pleasantly surprise you. I don't know exactly what I expected, but I do know it is a better made film than I figured it would be. The acting is good, particularly that of Natalie Portman who plays Anne Boleyn. Anne is a cunning and quick learning young woman who [...]

The Last King of Scotland

January 19, 2007
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 [...]

The Queen

November 10, 2006
We look at celebrities and politicians differently, so that when a tragedy happens our expectations of their reaction never takes in their personal feelings. This is an intriguing drama and part documentary of the Royal family in a very difficult time. It makes everyone stop and think about what [...]

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