Tag Archives: Rebecca Hall

Transcendence

WHAT IF A NEW INTELLIGENCE WAS BORN? When brilliant scientist Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is mortally wounded in a terrorist attack, his wife and a colleague (Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany) upload his consciousness into a super computer… with unimaginable consequences. Cinematographer Wally Pfister’s directing debut envisions a world where “the singularity”, the moment when artificial … Continue reading Transcendence

Iron Man 3

UNLEASH THE POWER BEHIND THE ARMOR. Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) has started to suffer from panic attacks at a time when the world is threatened by an international terrorist organization headed by the mysterious Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). The man who once wrote Lethal Weapon (1987) stepped into the directing chair for this one and … Continue reading Iron Man 3

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974

West Yorkshire, 1974; young reporter Eddie Dunford (Andrew Garfield) starts looking into the case of several unsolved murders of young girls and finds a connection to organized crime. The first part of a trilogy of films based on the acclaimed series of novels by David Peace that (hopefully) portray an alternative history of vast police … Continue reading Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974

The Town

WELCOME TO THE BANK ROBBERY CAPITAL OF AMERICA.  After robbing a bank in Boston together with his crew, Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) tries to make sure that the bank manager (Rebecca Hall) can’t identify them… but he also falls in love with her. Affleck’s second directorial outing is another crime saga set in his hometown Boston, … Continue reading The Town

Frost/Nixon: A President’s Disgrace

400 MILLION PEOPLE WERE WAITING FOR THE TRUTH.  Ladies and gentleman, welcome to a bout not easily forgotten. In one corner we have David Frost, a TV presenter looking to enter the limelight and possibly make a lot of money. In the other corner we have Richard Nixon, a former U.S. president looking to step … Continue reading Frost/Nixon: A President’s Disgrace

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

LIFE IS THE ULTIMATE WORK OF ART. Vicky and Christina (Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson), two friends with very different views on life and love, go to Barcelona for the summer; they meet a charismatic painter (Javier Bardem) who affects them both. It’s amazing to see the 72-year-old, versatile filmmaker deliver such a heartfelt, young, vibrant film; … Continue reading Vicky Cristina Barcelona

The Prestige

A FRIENDSHIP THAT BECAME A RIVALRY. A RIVALRY THAT TURNED DEADLY. In turn-of-the-century London, an accidental death turns two magicians (Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman) into enemies; their rivalry becomes bitter and dangerous. Director Christopher Nolan took time off together with Bale and Michael Caine between their Batman movies to make this dark adaptation of the … Continue reading The Prestige