12 Years a Slave (2013)

run time: 134 mins rated: R considered: Biography, Drama, History starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Brad Pitt, Sarah Paulson movie summary: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (www.imdb.com) my thoughts: 12 Years a … More 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Captain Phillips (2013)

run time: 134 mins rated: PG considered: Biography, Crime, Drama starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Michael Chernus, Catherine Keener movie summary: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be … More Captain Phillips (2013)

Rush (2013)

run time: 123 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Biography, Drama starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara movie summary: A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. (www.imdb.com) my thoughts: First and foremost I have to admit I am not a fan of racing, let alone … More Rush (2013)