Amazing Angels of America
Gary from Dublin, 05 Jul 2007
This drama is an amazing piece of work. Although I was sent this before the first part, I was able to follow this very well. Its about the story of AIDS in the 80s and the effect it has on a group of people. This stars Meryl Streep, Al Pacino and Emma Thompson and is a moving drama of a gay circle of characters and their family and how they all become interlinked by the effect of AIDS. Its a colourful and dark drama in one that should not be missed at all.
John from Donegal, 24 Sep 2007
After really enjoying the first installment, I eagerly awaited the second, and wasn't disapointed. The acting is excellent, the special effects scenes are surreal, though I felt Emma Thompson overacted terribly a couple of times, and the ending was well thought out and touching, though if you are of a cynical nature, you may find the ending a bit too much to take.
I can understand why this took so many awards.
Stand-off between Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Oliv
mary from Limerick, 01 Jun 2012
The stand-off between Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier while making The Prince and the Showgirl is recreated wonderfully in this entertaining film
In the early summer of 1956, 23 year-old Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), just down from Oxford and determined to make his way in the film business, worked...
Directed by Simon Curtis. Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne.
not as good as part 1
Andy from Westmeath, 06 Jul 2007
I have to say I was disappointed - mainly with the ending - and it was not nearly as good as part 1. I think it would definitely help to see it in right order - I would have hated to have watched part 2 first. Al Pacino, Mary Louise Parker, Meryl Streep all superb but the script was weak towards the end. A bit contrived.
Emma from Dublin, 10 Apr 2011
I had high hopes for this one, and although I liked some of the writing, I found the whole thing over-long, over-budgeted and overblown. Some of the humour and the Jeffrey Wright character were a saving grace, but in all it went on way too long and was about as subtle as being bashed around the head with a baseball bat.