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Sully: He Stood Up for Himself with Quiet Calm and Dignity [Review]

I am the wrong person to review Sully, I realise.  More than any other genre, the Based On True Events Drama is not my cup of tea.  I felt drowsy seeing the trailer for this film; it’s a miracle I made it through the whole thing.  Still it was the best of all available options (you can check Rotten Tomatoes if you don’t believe me)  and it was excellent. I think.  I’m pretty sure it was excellent, anyway – the rest of the audience really enjoyed it.   Continue reading Sully: He Stood Up for Himself with Quiet Calm and Dignity [Review]

Sully: Tom Hanks Effortlessly Pilots Clint Eastwood’s Best Movie in a Decade [Review]

Finally, after all these years, two of the most recognisable stars in Hollywood, actor Tom Hanks and director Clint Eastwood, have come together to make a movie. And what better way could they have joined forces than to show audiences the true story of “The Miracle of the Hudson?” Marketing for the movie has been heavily focused around the descent of US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River, but Sully focuses more on the, until now, unseen story of the hearings between Captain Sully and National Transportation Safety Board that followed the safe landing. Even though it’s likely you know the ending while heading into the theater, the story is still subtly captivating and crowd pleasing thanks to a first-rate performance from Tom Hanks. Continue reading Sully: Tom Hanks Effortlessly Pilots Clint Eastwood’s Best Movie in a Decade [Review]