Tag: Sally Hawkins

Film Review: ‘Paddington 2’ Starring Ben Wishaw, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 8:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

What a delightful film. Growing up, I can’t say I recall having read any of Michael Bond’s A Bear Called Paddington books, but I can’t imagine they’re any less charming than the two films that have been adapted from them. I watched 2015’s Paddington just before Paddington 2 and was enamored by its charm and […]

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PADDINGTON 2 Opens JANUARY 12! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: January 4, 2018 at 11:16 am   /   Contests, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two! PADDINGTON 2 finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots […]

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GODZILLA opens May 16! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 5:02 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Gareth Edwards directs “Godzilla,” […]

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‘Submarine’ opens June 3rd, 2011 (limited)

Posted: May 29, 2011 at 3:58 am   /   Coming Soon, Local

Writer/director Richard Ayoade adapts author Joe Dunthorne’s acerbic coming-of-age novel to the big screen with this comedy centered on the efforts of precocious Welsh 15-year-old Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts) to lose his virginity before his next birthday, and prevent his mother (Sally Hawkins) from having an affair with a smooth-talking spiritual guru (Paddy Considine) after […]

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Jane Eyre

Posted: March 26, 2011 at 4:58 pm   /   Another Take From Zac, Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre is a beautifully crafted and well executed film whose subject matter will resonate wonderfully with fans of the genre and even entertain many that don’t sit so well with classic English romances. The film follows the title character from her privileged but torturous beginnings in a wealthy relatives care before moving […]

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Made in Dagenham

Posted: November 23, 2010 at 8:08 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Historical film pieces can tend to be boring or dry, especially if they are from a country that is not your own. But for some reason, director Nigel Cole makes it endearing and educational at the same time. Made in Dagenham is a British film based on the real life account of the 1968 machinists […]

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Another Take By Zac: Film Review: Never Let Me Go

Posted: October 8, 2010 at 12:01 am   /   Another Take From Zac, Local

The latest, and too long in the coming, from Mark Romanek is a spectacular sci-fi/romance that you wouldn’t be able to pick out either of those genres if you were to look briefly at the film. I am not going to even bother spoiling the film in any way shape or form because the film […]

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NEVER LET ME GO Opens October 8! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: October 4, 2010 at 12:24 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

NEVER LET ME GO OPENS OCTOBER 8 NATIONWIDE. Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Synopsis: Kathy, Tommy and Ruth live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us, but are not quite like anything we know. They spend their childhood at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic English boarding […]

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