Emily Blunt

Wild Mountain Thyme

Wild Mountain Thyme

Rosemary (Emily Blunt) has loved neighbor farm boy Anthony (Jamie Dornan) ever since they were wee children in the Irish countryside. But a misunderstood love rivalry with another girl has led them to grow up as grumpy single farmers with a symbolic fence between their land. Anthony’s dad (Christopher Walken, sporting an every-now-and-then Irish accent) …

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The Girl on the Train

Blunt stars as Rachel Watson, a miserable, divorced alcoholic, whose once-idyllic life has devolved into one booze-fuelled blackout after another. She rides the train in and out of Manhattan every day and, during her commute, passes her former neighborhood, allowing her to spy longingly from afar on her ex-husband Tom (Justin Theroux), his new wife …

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The Young Victoria

Let me say this up front: Just having watched season three of The Tudors, where Henry VIII continued to brutally butcher not only his countrymen, but his own advisors left and right, The Young Victoria came across to me as Springtime in the British Monarchy. Heck, the threat of being forced to assign a regent …

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Arthur Newman

Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) is a boring middle-aged man with a boring life. He has a nice, boring relationship with his girlfriend (Anne Heche) and his estranged teen son won’t talk to him. He also has a boring job as a floor manager at FedEx. [Insert editorial comment here: Screenwriters tend to resort to middle-management …

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