actor: Cillian Murphy


The Synopsis: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins. The Review: Nothing is quite what it seems in Anna, a movie that tap-dances between the present and a [...]


Mesmerizing. Riveting. The viewer is truly drawn to the screen as the movie "Dunkirk" flash various images across the screen: bombings, planes crashing into the water, and soldiers carrying the wounded, trying to get them to departing ships. The theme is, ultimately, survival. This gripping [...]

In the Heart of the Sea

"In the Heart of the Sea" is a compelling movie about a quest and survival. For Herman Melville, this journey is about traveling to the lone survivor's home of the ship Essex to find out the story of the fabled great white whale. Was it really that huge? What happened to the men? What details are [...]

In Time

I don't know why I did, but I entered the theater with not much anticipation that this movie would be any good. Life sometimes offers a pleasant surprise, and I was surprised by its originality, story, and just how much it manages to make one think about time, or to think again about things which [...]


The special effects are executed nicely in this film but, unfortunately, for the most part the characters are not memorable and the plot is a downer and even slow moving for much of the middle of the film. The setting is the bleakness and loneliness of space. In this setting man's inner evil tries [...]

Red Eye

January 10, 2006
This film is very well written, but it fails to cause any anxiety. I just wasn’t convinced that Lisa was ever in any real danger, but the movie is well produced. Also, Cillian Murphy delivers a good performance as the villain. Some of his facial expressions and antics would be intimidating to [...]

Red Eye – Filtered

January 10, 2006
"Red Eye" is a thriller which takes place on an airplane when Jackson Rippner (Cillian Murphy) holds Lisa Riesert, a hotel manager, hostage to get a powerful politician into a room with a view (of the killers). In "Red Eye" the plot is good and the story isn't too bad or contrived, but the violence [...]

28 Days Later

"28 Days Later" is 112 minutes of blood, gore and pandemonium and is not recommended by Dove. It also contains bad language and some [...]