Toronto 2019: The Aeronauts

The Aeronauts is an adventure thriller that takes place in the skies while seeking to soar to the highest heights in history. The film reteams The Theory of Everything stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as balloonist Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher, respectively.  While Glaisher existed in real life, Wren is made up solely for the film.  I can understand the reasoning behind this even as it takes Henry Coxwell out of the picture. …

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TIFF 2018: Wild Rose

Serving as a love letter to Glasgow, Wild Rose shows how far one woman will go if it means becoming a star in Music City. Rose-Lynn Harlan wants (Jessie Buckley) to hit the big time as a country singer but there’s one minor problem–she lives in Scotland.  This isn’t to say that pursuing her dreams will be easy because it won’t.  Her own economic situation, let alone a drug-addiction past that put her in jail,…

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