Posts tagged "Kenneth Branagh"

Belfast, written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, is set in the titular city during 1969.  Based on Mr. Branagh’s own childhood, the film focuses on the experience of a nine-year old boy during “the Troubles” (the violence in Ireland that lasted from the 1960’

In May of 1940, German forces had trapped the British Expeditionary Force, along with French and Belgian soldiers, along the northern French coast.  The Allied troops pulled back to Dunkirk, but efforts at evacuation were at first thwarted by the German Luftwaffe.  In what came to b

Although Thor doesn’t come close to equalling some of the amazing super-hero films we’ve been blessed with over the past several years (the first Iron Man, which kicked off this current run of inter-connected Marvel films, The Dark Knight, the first two X-Men films, and th

Bryan Singer’s film Valkyrie has been getting a bit hammered in the press lately.  (Actually, I feel like I’ve been reading bad things about this movie for over a year, mostly in connection to the multiple shifts in its release date, which usually indicates a studio&#8217