Tag: Ewan McGregor

‘Christopher Robin’ upsets simple magic of beloved ‘Pooh’ characters

The 1920s “Winnie-the-Pooh” books by A. A. Milne and illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard contain a calm magic and childlike…

4 months ago

Danny Boyle finds reasons to go ‘Trainspotting’ again

English director Danny Boyle exploded onto the movie scene in 1996 with “Trainspotting”; now, after making “28 Days Later,” “Slumdog…

2 years ago

Ewan McGregor wears a new hat with ‘American Pastoral’ directorial debut

Known for consistent good acting in dozens of films from “Trainspotting” to “Star Wars,” Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut…

2 years ago

Susanna White directs ‘Traitor’ with shades of gray

As feminism is seemingly regressing when it comes to the movie industry, Susanna White has stepped up to show women…

2 years ago

Don Cheadle gets inside Miles Davis’ head

Don Cheadle really “got” Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead.” While filming the movie, the actor’s portrayal of the late jazz…

3 years ago

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ is a big, giant bore

While spooky fairy tales once were intended to entertain and teach children life lessons, thanks to a current cinematic trend,…

6 years ago

There’s something fishy about Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor is not your typical movie star. He impressed local audiences last year when, even though his plane was…

7 years ago

‘Beginners’ a warm dramedy about love and loss

More crowd-pleasing than truly heart-stirring, but immensely likable all the same, Mike Mills’ “Beginners” features the story of Mills’ long-closeted…

7 years ago