Wolf Hall..cert 15
The major adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies starring Damian Lewis and Mark Rylance
Wolf Hall presents an intimate portrait of Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance), the brilliant consigliere to King Henry VIII (Damian Lewis), as he manoeuvres the corridors of power at the Tudor court. Directed by BAFTA award-Wwinner Peter Kosminsky, this powerful series follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of Cromwell–a pragmatic and accomplished power broker, from humble beginnings and with an enigmatic past. Cromwell serves king and country while navigating deadly political intrigue, the King’s tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy) and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation.
“Wolf Hall becomes biggest BBC Two drama in a decade” *****–The Telegraph
“Absorbing, hypnotic and beautifully realised”–The Times
” Hailed as the ‘the TV event of the year’: The REAL Game of Thrones”–The Express
“…the new season’s most spectacular TV show”–Mail on Sunday
Down on his luck Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) stumbles upon the underground world of L.A freelance crime journalism, a quick way to make cash.
As his new business flourishes his desire for success leads him to make questionable moral decisions in order to stay ahead of the game and always be the first of the scene
The Judge..cert 15
David Dobkin directs this Academy Award-nominated comedy drama starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as an estranged father and son. Hotshot lawyer Henry ‘Hank’ Palmer (Downey Jr) receives the devastating news that his mother has died. He returns to his home town in Indiana for her funeral, meaning he must also come face-to-face with his father Judge Joseph ‘Joe’ Palmer (Duvall), with whom he has a troubled relationship. The situation becomes even more difficult when Hank learns that his father is to be put on trial for murder. Hank searches for answers while defending the judge in court against prosecutor Dwight Dickham (Billy Bob Thornton). Through the course of the trial father and son reconnect but can Hank win the case and prevent Joe from going to prison? The cast also includes Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, David Krumholtz and Leighton Meester.