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Film Review: Bridge of Spies (US, 2015)

Watching Bridge of Spies, I couldn’t help picturing Steven Spielberg hopefully pressing his tuxedo. Along with Lincoln (2012), it is set in shadowy rooms with windows of blinding white light, like a Polaroid of American democracy in the process of development. Again, the themes are highly relevant today, despite taking place at the height of the Cold War.... Continue Reading

Tom Hanks reunites with Steven Spielberg for Bridge of Spies; watch the epic trailer now

The last time seasoned actor Tom Hanks teamed with seasoned Director Steven Spielberg was 2004, with romantic-comedy The Terminal, now 11 years later the dynamic Actor-Director duo have re-teamed to deliver a Cold War drama with Bridge of Spies. The forthcoming film, which also stars Amy Ryan and Mark Rylance, is about an insurance claims lawyer who must negotiate the release of a pilot, Francis Gary Powers (Austin Stowell), who has been captured by the Soviet Union. The historical thriller will be in cinemas next month, but for now you’ll have to make do with this stylish, exciting duo of trailers.... Continue Reading