Pinhole Movie Reviews


Philomena by Thomas
March 2, 2014, 8:04 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

Last week Philomena was re-released in the Portland area, mere days before the Academy Awards ceremony, to allow me to finally cure my afore mentioned Oscar fever. Steve Coogan plays a posh journalist embroiled in political scandal who turns to the dreaded “human interest” genre; his subject is Judi Dench, a simpleton whose baby was stolen from her by evil Irish nuns! As the yellow poster indicates, it’s a quirky indie movie — in this case, part buddy comedy, part tear jerker.  The actors carry it off flawlessly. Coogan also helped write the screenplay, so it’s got some great puns in it!  Worth checking out.

Philomena_poster
Philomena   

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: