Post Tagged with: "Finnegan On Films"

'Birds Of Prey'.

Finnegan On Film: ‘Birds Of Prey’ Is Action-Packed Fun For Valentine’s Weekend

February 15, 2020 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says ‘Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ is a fun, action-packed popcorn movie… I’M not saying I’m Batman.  I’m just saying you have never seen a photograph with both of us in the same room at the same time. Now that I have […]

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'Richard Jewell'

Finnegan On Film: Clint Eastwood Expertly Tells The Story Of ‘Richard Jewell’

February 8, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Clint Eastwood’s directorial offering, ‘Richard Jewell’ is a stunning moral tale with excellent performances… I LOVE Clint Eastwood films.  He is a talent that acts, directs, produces and even, on occasion, composes the soundtrack. I have been watching him since the Sergio Leone westerns, […]

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'The Personal History Of David Copperfield'.

Finnegan On Film: ‘David Copperfield’ Adaptation Is Dickens, But Not As You Know It

February 1, 2020 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Armando Iannucci has revitalised a Dickens classic with ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ says our movie guy, James Finnegan… LET me say this right at the start.  This is David Copperfield, but not necessarily as you know it. It is delivered by director and co-writer Armando Iannucci with loving […]

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Just Mercy.

Finnegan On Film: ‘Just Mercy’ Is Well Worth Your Time

January 25, 2020 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

Jamie Foxx gives an amazing performance in a powerful and important movie, says our movie guy, James Finnegan… ONE of my all-time favourite films – and books – is “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The story of how lawyer, Atticus Finch, defends a black man wrongly accused and convicted of raping […]

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Finnegan On Film: ‘1917’ Is A Totally Immersive Cinematic Experience

January 18, 2020 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says ‘1917’ is likely to feature on many critics’ ‘Best Of 2020’ lists later this year… One major difficulty about war films is that the real life heroics are often so unbelievably brave, they look false on screen. It is why those who were actually […]

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The Gentlemen

Finnegan On Film: Guy Ritchie Back On Familiar But Fun Ground With ‘The Gentlemen’

January 11, 2020 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Guy Ritchie’s return to the cockney gangster genre is great fun with the cast really enjoying themselves… “The Gentlemen” is Guy Rtchie’s welcome return to the “Manor” of his signature sub genre of Cheeky Crafty Cockney Gangster after Hollywood blockbusters Aladdin (big box office) […]

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'LIttle Women'

Finnegan On Film: Often-Adapted Classic Is A Joy For All The Family

January 4, 2020 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says exemplary acting and expert direction make the classic ‘Little Women’ an enjoyable experience for all the family… ‘Little Women’ by Louisa May Alcott is one of those classic books that few have read but most know roughly what the story is about. This is really down to […]

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Finnegan On Films: ‘Cats’ Has A Purrfect Cast For Fantasy Fable

December 28, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, James Finnegan says ‘Cats’ is a fantasy fable that makes for a memorable viewing experience… SIGMUND Freud once said that “Time with Cats is never wasted”. While he was not specifically refereeing to the new film, based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical, which was in turn based […]

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Finnegan On Films: Final Star Wars Movie Is Fun And Full Of Energy

Finnegan On Films: Final Star Wars Movie Is Fun And Full Of Energy

December 21, 2019 at 11:38 am 1 comment

Our new film reviewer, James Finnegan, on the conclusion of the Star Wars series, ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Starwalker’… A LONG time ago, in a cinema far, far away I was captivated by a fresh, entertaining and enthusiastic action adventure film called Star Wars that called to mind the […]

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