Die Another Day was in the unfortunate situation of opening a few months after a spy film that changed the genre, The Bourne Identity. The film marked its 20th anniversary last month. I was a bit swamped at the time with the final weeks of watching awards screeners before turning in my ballot. Because of timing, I’ve opted to review it along with the rest of the Pierece Brosnan movies. It really doesn’t matter how…"Die Another Day Is Among The Worst Bond Films"
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J Blakeson’s I Care A Lot blends a mix of comedy and thrills to deliver a satire with another strong performance from actress Rosamund Pike. Marla Grayson (Rosamund Pike) is a legal guardian and is the type who will take advantage of any loophole in the system. If it means paying doctors off to have another ward of the state, so be it. Marla is the type of woman who will rob her clients and…"Toronto 2020: I Care A Lot"
A Private War follows The Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin during some of the most pivotal moments of her career as a Foreign Affairs correspondent. The film starts out in Homs, Syria in 2012 before flashing back to London, 2001. While her bosses wanted to send her to one country, Colvin (Rosamund Pike) believed that the Sri Lankan Civil War was the more important story. Whatever the case, Colvin’s decision would get her placed in…"A Private War: Marie Colvin’s Important Story"
Beirut dives into the complexities of what the U.S. Government is willing to do when it comes to saving the life of one of their own. Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) is an American living in Beiruit in 1972. However, there is more to the American diplomat than meats the eye. One of his closest friends, Cal Riley (Mark Pellegrino), just happens to work as a CIA Agent. When Skiles and his wife host a party,…"Beirut: One of Jon Hamm’s Best To Date"