Tag: Michael Gambon

Cordelia (2019) 6.6

Cordelia (2019)

Storyline:Following an incident in her past, Cordelia now lives with her twin sister, Caroline in their late father's basement flat.User Reviews:

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Theseus & the Minotaur (TV Episode 1991) 7.6

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Theseus & the Minotaur (TV Episode 1991)

Storyline:An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the young hero Theseus...

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Orpheus & Eurydice (TV Episode 1991) 7.4

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Orpheus & Eurydice (TV Episode 1991)

Storyline:Orpheus, son of Calliope the muse, fell in love with Eurydice the moment he set eyes on her. His love for her was so strong that when she perished from a poisonous snake bite, Orpheus traveled down to the re...

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Daedalus & Icarus (TV Episode 1991) 7.9

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Daedalus & Icarus (TV Episode 1991)

Storyline:Daedalus was the greatest craftsman in Greece. Unfortunately his skill did not rub off on his son, Icarus. Jealosy and frustration forces the pair into a life on the run. Cruel King Minos of Crete asks Daeda...

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Perseus & the Gorgon (TV Episode 1991) 7.8

"The Storyteller: Greek Myths" Perseus & the Gorgon (TV Episode 1991)

Storyline:Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the young hero vows to br...

Gosford Park (2001) 7.2

Gosford Park (2001)

Storyline:Set in the 1930s, the story takes place in an old-fashioned English country house where a weekend shooting party is underway. The story centers on the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, Sir ...

Joe’s Palace (TV Movie 2007) 6.9

Joe’s Palace (TV Movie 2007)

Storyline:A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot Graham (Sir Michael Gambon), a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe Dix (Danny Lee Wynter), a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.User R...

Mad to Be Normal (2017) 6

Mad to Be Normal (2017)

Storyline:During the 1960s, a renegade Scottish psychiatrist courts controversy within his profession for his approach to the field, and for the unique community he creates for his patients to inhabit.User Reviews: Se...

Sylvia (2003) 5.8

Sylvia (2003)

Storyline:Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.User Reviews:

Missing Link (1988) 4.0

Missing Link (1988)

Storyline:A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and mountains until he ...

Sleepy Hollow (1999) 7.1

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Storyline:New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the gh...

Judy (2019) 6.4

Judy (2019)

Storyline:Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.User Reviews: ‘Judy’ is a film that celebrates Garland's legacy, and while the film is a litt...

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019) 7.7

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)

Storyline:A movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.User Reviews: Perhaps best known as the film that Jessica Chastain’s r...

Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) 6.3

Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

Storyline:A young boy tells the story of growing up in a fatherless home with his unmarried mother and four spinster aunts in 1930's Ireland. Each of the five women, different from the other in temperament and capabil...

Toys (1992) 5

Toys (1992)

Storyline:An eccentric toymaker's last wish is that his brother takes over the running of the business. The brother is a military General, and is out of touch with toymaking, and out of touch with reality too. The bus...

Path to War (TV Movie 2002) 7.4

Path to War (TV Movie 2002)

Storyline:A portrayal of the Johnson presidency and its spiraling descent into the Vietnam War. Acting on often conflicting advice from his Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara and other advisers, President Johnson f...

Being Julia (2004) 7

Being Julia (2004)

Storyline:1938. Julia Lambert and Michael Gosselyn are the royal couple of the London theater scene, Julia an actress and Michael a former actor who took over running the theater and its troupe upon the passing of the...

Layer Cake (2004) 7.3

Layer Cake (2004)

Storyline:A successful cocaine dealer, who has earned a respected place among England's Mafia elite, plans an early retirement from the business. However, big boss Jimmy Price hands down a tough assignment: find Charl...

King of Thieves (2018) 5.6

King of Thieves (2018)

Storyline:Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with...

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) 7.6

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

Storyline:The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic f...

Quartet (2012) 6.8

Quartet (2012)

Storyline:Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired musicians. Every year, on October 10, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday and they take part. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrive...

Churchill’s Secret (TV Movie 2016) 6.8

Churchill’s Secret (TV Movie 2016)

Storyline:In June 1953, two years after he was re-elected as Prime Minister Winston Churchill collapses following a dinner party at Downing Street. Diagnosed by his doctor Lord Moran as having a stroke there are fears...

Amazing Grace (2006) 7.5

Amazing Grace (2006)

Storyline:In 1797, William Wilberforce, the great crusader for the British abolition of slavery, is taking a vacation for his health even while he is sicker at heart for his frustrated cause. However, meeting the char...