Posts Tagged ‘united nations’

Cary Grant (Roger O. Thornhill), Eva Marie Saint (Eve Kendall). Screenplay by Ernest Lehman. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rating: PG. Running time: 131 minutes. North by Northwest is absolutely outrageous. It’s cinema at its largest, most marvellous, most emphatic. It’s barely over 2 hours long but feels like it goes on for 4, and you […]


Naomie Harris (Jane Obinchu), Oliver Litondo (Kimani Maruge). Screenplay by Ann Peacock. Directed by Justin Chadwick. Running time: 120 minutes. Kimani Maruge’s life is quite inspiring. It’s hard to resist the tale of an eighty year old Kenyan man fighting for the right to a primary school education, succeeding, and ending up speaking at the United Nations. Not only […]