Benjamin Kuwas

Review: Labour Day – Brolin And Winslet Star In Jason Reitman's Latest Outing

Review: Labour Day – Brolin And Winslet Star In Jason Reitman's Latest Outing

Labour Day is a unique offering from Jason Reitman, the man behind drama-comedies Juno, Up in the Air and Young Adult. However this time out he deviates from his usual approach and gives us something different. The film follows Adele (Oscar winner Kate Winslet) and her 13 year old son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) whose lives are at a […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

Review: The Invisible Woman – Visibly Great Direction, But The Emotion's Harder To See

Review: The Invisible Woman – Visibly Great Direction, But The Emotion's Harder To See

Ralph Fiennes offers a unique perspective on the life of one of the world’s most beloved authors, allowing us to see who was behind the literary masterpieces. Adapted from Claire Tomalin’s biography of Dickens, the film depicts his highly speculative affair with Nelly, an aspiring theatre actress who caught the eye of the esteemed author. […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

What The Dickens? Ralph Fiennes Stars And Directs In The Invisible Woman

What The Dickens? Ralph Fiennes Stars And Directs In The Invisible Woman

Released this week, The Invisible Woman explores the secret affair between Charles Dickens and his mistress. Nelly (Like Crazy star Felicity Jones) is a happily married school teacher and mother who takes us back to her illicit affair with Charles Dickens (Oscar nominated Ralph Fiennes). Nelly comes from a family of actors, and because Dickens was […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

The Railway Man – Firth And Kidman Excel In A True Story Of Love And Trauma

The Railway Man – Firth And Kidman Excel In A True Story Of Love And Trauma

The Railway Man is the true story of Eric Lomax, a British officer who has been captured by the Japanese in Singapore and sent to a Prisoner of War camp to work on the Thai-Burma railway. But the film also focuses primarily on the aftermath the effects of war had on Eric, and how his […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

Review: All Is Lost – Redford's Awash With Brilliance In A Film That's Lost At Sea

Review: All Is Lost – Redford's Awash With Brilliance In A Film That's Lost At Sea

All Is Lost manages to captivate the audience with its strong themes of survival and human strength, and combines an engaging performance from Oscar winning acting legend Robert Redford. Redford plays a nameless character who has to fight for his survival after his boat is destroyed by a strayed shipping container. Will he overcome such […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

All Is Lost – Redford Shows He's Not All Washed Up In Nautical Nail-biter

All Is Lost – Redford Shows He's Not All Washed Up In Nautical Nail-biter

All Is Lost is an American survival film with the two-time Oscar winning legend Robert Redford at the forefront of this gripping tale. All Is Lost is a tale of an experienced sailor being confronted with a predicament of colliding with a shipping container at sea, and how he engages with the battle of survival […]

 Benjamin Kuwas

Review: Saving Mr. Banks – Sweet, Even Without A Spoonful Of Sugar

Review: Saving Mr. Banks – Sweet, Even Without A Spoonful Of Sugar

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson charm and delight in equal measure in a story behind a classic story

Saving Mr. Banks is an incredibly uplifting yet deeply emotional film for all to engage with, as it gives a deeper understanding of the process of Walt Disney attempting to acquire the rights of Mary Poppins. The Blind Side director John Lee Hancock constructs a powerful story by allowing the characters to have room to […]