The Revenant (2016)

The Revenant (2016) Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter What has the director done before? Alejandro González Iñárritu is literally an international director having sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a cargo ship between the ages of 16 and 18, working his way through Europe and Africa. You can feel the international influences…

The Danish Girl (2015)

The Danish Girl Directed By Tom Hooper Starring:  Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard Empire: 4 Stars                                    Rotten Tomatoes: 72% What has the director done before? The director of The Danish Girl is Tom Hooper, who previously directed The King’s Speech, for which he won the Best Picture and Best Director Academy Award in 2011.To be brutally honest this…

Bridge Of Spies (2015)

Bridge Of Spies (2015)   Directed By Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan and Alan Ada Rotten Tomatoes: 91%                                              Empire: 4 Stars What has the director done before? If you don’t…

Carol (2015)

Carol (2015) Directed By Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Rotten Tomatoes: 93%                        Empire: 4 Stars What has the director done before?Most Todd Haynes films usually have a strong female lead; Cate Blanchett famously played Bob Dylan in I’m Not There. His…