Tag - Rebecca Hall

Take Two: Passing” (PG-13)

Ruth Negga ("Loving") and Tessa Thompson ("Silvie's Love") star in "Passing," based on the 1929 novel by Nella Larsen. It's the story of two African-American friends, one who is passing as white. The film marks the directorial debut of actress Rebecca Hall ("Vicky Christina Barcelona").

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Freeze Frame: “Belfast” (PG-13), “Passing” (PG-13), “Red Notice” (PG-13)

“Belfast” is a dreamily nostalgic tale from filmmaker Kenneth Branagh, loosely inspired by his own childhood in late 60s strife-torn Northern Ireland. Shot in glorious black-and-white, “Belfast” is a loving tribute to Branagh’s family and the denizens of his close-knit neighborhood as they faced “The Troubles” between Protestants and...

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Freeze Frame: “The Protégé” (R), “The Night House” (R), “Sweet Girl” (R)

Maggie Q plays a super-skillful assassin out for revenge in the slick and sleazy action flick. "The Protégé." Samuel L. Jackson does his usual thing as Maggie’s hired-killer mentor and Michael Keaton goes against type as Maggie's nasty nemesis. There's plenty of bloody mayhem under the workmanlike direction of...

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