The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Helena Bonham Carter
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
F. Murray Abraham,
When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Written by
Joe Crowley, the abuse survivor (Michael Cyril Creighton), who is depicted meeting Sacha Pfeiffer in a coffee shop, and then tells her his story while they are walking outside, died in April 2017, at the age of fifty-eight from chronic respiratory and heart ailments. Upon his death, the real Sacha Pfeiffer wrote a tribute to Crowley for the Boston Globe titled, "It was an honor to know you, Joe Crowley," in which Pfeiffer said that not only had she and Crowley stayed in touch over the years since they first met in 2001, but Crowley, and the actor who played him, Michael Cyril Creighton, also became friends after filming, and kept in touch via texting and phone calls. Pfeiffer reported that Crowley's nickname for Creighton was "JC2". See more »
The personal computers that are seen in the movie were not available in 1978 especially for professional usage. Although flat CRT monitors were not exist then, they are seen in briefly in the movie. We can see a modern-shape laptop on Mary's desk although laptops haven't exist until early 80's and introduced with a very basic shape. See more »
I've rated almost a hundred movies and I've only ever given out six 10s on this website. I don't rave about many movies and I am tough to please when it comes to film, but this film is absolute brilliance. It is flawless. This one earns its 10 and it is one of the best films I have ever seen.
Everything about this film is brilliant. The camera work is great and the score is underrated. However, what makes this film is an absolutely genius screenplay that is acted to perfection. This script will rock your world. I am not Catholic. I didn't grow up in a deeply Catholic area, but this film still affected me greatly. Everyone should see this movie for that reason. That is something that you have to see for yourself.
However, I'd like to focus a little more on the technical aspects. Beyond the fact that the subject matter is heavy and extremely important to American and world culture, this movie does everything else right. The acting is absolutely phenomenal. This is particularly true for Ruffalo and McAdams. I adore the subtlety with which they both act. It is brilliant. There isn't much more to say. This film is pure brilliance from its opening frame to its closing moment. For both cinematic and cultural reasons, this is a film that every person should see.
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