Andrew Garfield

Hacksaw Ridge

Having grown up in a household with an abusive, alcoholic father and a devoutly religious mother, Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) is accustomed to living in a world of opposing concepts. It comes as no surprise then, that when Desmond feels compelled to enlist during World War II, he is comfortable placing himself in the middle …

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Silence (2016)

It has been said that Silence is Martin Scorsese’s passion project. A fan of Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel, he has apparently been trying for three decades to bring the story of Jesuit priests in 17th century Japan to the big screen. You can tell from the gorgeous and raw imagery and the soul-searching of the …

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Boy A

Boy A is the perfect kind of movie to see completely cold. My pals Vickie and Eric has both caught the film at the Toronto Film Festival in 2007, and they were all abuzz about this independent British film. I made sure to add it to my list blindly when it came to my corner …

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Andrew Garfield once again steps into Spidey’s suit (and Peter Parker’s shoes), this time dealing with a pair of nefarious foes – Jamie Foxx’s nerd-turned-villain Electro, and Dane DeHaan’s hugely petulant and highly annoying Harry Osborn/Green Goblin – while simultaneously trying to work out the intricacies of his romance with girlfriend Gwen (Emma Stone) and …

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Honestly, this is a bonafide summer blockbuster that totally lives up to its hype, successfully reboots an already-successful franchise and actually outdoes its not-so-distant predecessors. Under the skilled and surprisingly adept-given-his-past-credits guidance of director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer), this version of the Spider-Man tale takes all the familiar tropes and carefully weaves them …

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