Tag Archives: Linus Roache

The Chronicles of Riddick

ALL THE POWER IN THE UNIVERSE CAN’T CHANGE DESTINY.  This sequel to Pitch Black (2000) brings the story five years into the future where Richard Riddick (Vin Diesel) is hunted by mercenaries and becomes involved with a strange, religious force that conquers planets. The original was more of a straightforward thriller, but this action-adventure builds … Continue reading The Chronicles of Riddick

Beyond Borders

IN A PLACE SHE DIDN’T BELONG, AMONG PEOPLE SHE NEVER KNEW, SHE FOUND A WAY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. After a horrifying, eye-opening encounter with a desperate doctor (Clive Owen) who’s been working in Ethiopia, socialite Sarah Jordan (Angelina Jolie) becomes engaged in his plight. Jolie’s work as a U.N. goodwill ambassador was reflected in … Continue reading Beyond Borders

Non-Stop

THE HIJACKING WAS JUST THE BEGINNING. During a London-bound flight alcoholic federal air marshal Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) starts receiving texts from an anonymous passenger threatening to kill others on the plane unless $150 million is transferred to an account. Unknown (2009) director Jaume Collet-Serra reunites with Neeson for another thriller and shows once again … Continue reading Non-Stop

The Gathering Storm

GERMANY WAS ARMING ITSELF FOR WAR. BUT THEY DIDN’T COUNT ON ONE MAN. During the 1930s, Winston Churchill experienced some of his most depressing years as a politician; it looked as if his career was over. He kept talking about how Germany’s new leaders were preparing for war and that Britain was in grave danger, … Continue reading The Gathering Storm

The Wings of the Dove

A COUPLE WITH EVERYTHING BUT MONEY. AN HEIRESS WITH EVERYTHING BUT LOVE. A TEMPTATION NO ONE COULD RESIST. In 1910, British journalist Merton Densher (Linus Roache) is in a relationship with the ambitious Kate Croy (Helena Bonham Carter), who sees her chance to wealth and prominence in the arrival of an American heiress (Alison Elliott). … Continue reading The Wings of the Dove

The Forgotten

ON SEPTEMBER 24TH, EVERYTHING YOU’VE EXPERIENCED, EVERYTHING YOU’VE KNOWN, NEVER HAPPENED.  Several months after Telly Paretta’s (Julianne Moore) son dies in a plane crash, she learns that everyone has forgotten him; every trace of him vanishes and it’s as if he never existed. Experienced viewers will believe that the boy did exist, but wonder how … Continue reading The Forgotten