‘Belfast’ is a Nostalgic and Heartfelt Coming-Of-Age Crowdpleaser (Review)

‘Belfast’ is a Nostalgic and Heartfelt Coming-Of-Age Crowdpleaser (Review)

From film versions of Shakespeare plays like Much Ado About Nothing and Henry V as well as adaptations of Agatha Christie novels Murder On The Orient Express and the upcoming Death on the Nile, to studio fare like Thor and the live-action Cinderella remake, Kenneth Branagh has dabbled in a plethora of film genres to the point where he has become as prolific a director as he is an actor. This year, he releases a film that’s smaller and more personal to him in Belfast, a film that not only won the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, but also has cemented itself as a prime Oscar contender this awards season despite its flaws thanks to strong performances from its acting ensemble, gorgeous black and white cinematography, and confident direction that tells its story with powerful intimacy and heart. 

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Outlander Seasons 3 and 4 Greenlit to Adapt ‘Voyager’ & ‘Drums of Autumn’

Outlander Seasons 3 and 4 Greenlit to Adapt ‘Voyager’ & ‘Drums of Autumn’

From Battlestar Galactica showrunner Ronald D. Moore comes the epic drama series Outlander, based on the acclaimed series of novels from Diana Gabaldon. Season two will debut April 9th, 2016 exclusively on the Starz Network. It stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe.

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