Skyfall (2012)

Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Judi Dench Directed by: Sam Mendes PG-13. 145 mins An elegant and riveting addition to the franchise; Skyfall celebrates Bond’s 50th anniversary in style. This time around, we see Bond (Daniel Craig) in an existential crisis after he is shot down in the field, leading…

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, David Strathairn, Joan Allen, Albert Finney Directed by: Tony Gilroy PG-13. 125 mins A watchable action flick that lacks purpose and hardly lives up to the ‘legacy’ of the series. Renner and Weisz are welcome additions to the series and though Aaron Cross isn’t as intriguing…

Corpse Bride (2005)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham-Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant Directed by: Tim Burton & Mike Johnson PG. 76mins. Good, but nothing new from Mr. Burton. Gloomy and macabre, there is a very touching and sweet side to this unconventional romance. It’s 19th century Europe and Victor (Johnny Depp) has pledged to…

Big Fish (2004)

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory, Missi Pyle, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito Directed by: Tim Burton PG-13. 125 mins An imaginative father-son tale that brings Tim Burton’s magic closer to home. Based on Daniel Wallace’s novel, the story involves William Bloom (Billy Crudup)…

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Starring: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger Directed by: Steven Soderbergh R. 131mins. Superb. For something that began from a worn-out premise, Erin Brockovich could easily have turned into another sob-story – thankfully, it will surprise even the toughest sceptics. Finney and Roberts deliver some of the most memorable performances of their careers…