PHILOMENA Movie Review

Philomena is a movie inspired by events based on the book by Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee. Philomena is based on a true story about Philomena Lee who spent a long time searching for the toddler son she gave up for adoption as an unwed teen living in a convent. The film stars Dame Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophia Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham, Barbara Jefford, Peter Hermann, Sean Mahon, Michelle Fairley, Anna Maxwell Martin, Wunmi Mosaku, and many more.


The moment William Shatner signed on to play one of the most beloved figures in television and film history, Captain James Tiberius Kirk, his life changed forever. He loved and adored by millions of people, but his most loyal fanbase is definitely the Trekkie! He continues to stay involved with the Trek world doing varies things which include the awesome 5 part series he wrote and directed for Epix called The Captains Close up that tied into the 2011 documentary The Captains.


“Before there was punk, there was A Band Called Death”, a 1970’s Detroit punk band formed by three African American teenage brothers- David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney. They are now getting the recognition they deserve, including being known as the first black punk band. In this brilliant documentary, directed by Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett, we are taken on a riveting journey documenting this trios new found popularity after having a rough start to their career.

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