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Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill



Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, BELFAST is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. Starring Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciaran Hinds, and Jude Hill. Belfast is in theaters November 12.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12789558/

A couple of reviews from Telluride: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/bel...ometer-reviews
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

Looks good. I trust Branagh to make a quality movie and as a fan of Outlander, I’m glad to see Caitriona Balfe show up. She’s great!

IMO, Dornan’s the weak link but I probably haven’t seen him in enough things to form a solid opinion.
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

Every time I see "Oscar Nominee Kenneth Branagh" I chuckle. Yes he's been nominated five times for some great work, but he also got an Adapted Screenplay nomination for taking William Shakespeare's unabridged Hamlet and saying "Let's just use this".
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

Not to mention that Death in the Nile has yet to be released, he's a busy lad.
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

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Every time I see "Oscar Nominee Kenneth Branagh" I chuckle. Yes he's been nominated five times for some great work, but he also got an Adapted Screenplay nomination for taking William Shakespeare's unabridged Hamlet and saying "Let's just use this".
I can never remember, did he win or was he just nominated for Wild Wild West?
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

This opens this weekend. Reviews have held pretty positively and this has been mentioned as one of the Best Picture front runners. It looks pretty Oscar-baity, so not surprising.
I'll probably check it out tomorrow.
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

Thought there were some terrific performances and a lot of great moments in the movie, but I just didn't think the narrative really held.

Also, Balfe is just stunning...in a way that is difficult to imagine a working class mother of two in 1969 Belfast being.
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

Surprised this is already out on VOD. Never even got a dex14 review.

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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

It is Focus (Universal), so it usually goes VOD after 17 days.

I saw it in theatres when it was released. It was fine. I didn't dislike it. Everyone in it was good. But something about it just felt too... safe and bland.
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Re: Belfast (2021, W/D: Branagh) S: Balfe, Dench, Dornan, Hinds, Hill

This is on HBO Max.

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