Sam Claflin

Interview: Sam Claflin on the emotional turmoil of playing the villain in Every Breath You Take

April 2, 2021

After making a name for himself in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Sam Claflin soon earned global recognition as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games series.  Romantic leading roles and character driven projects followed, with his exercises in the dark psyches of his roles continuing with the release of Every Breath You Take. […]

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Film Review: Every Breath You Take delights in its trashy 1990’s thriller mentality

April 1, 2021

The spirit of the 1990’s thriller is alive and well within Every Breath You Take.  The upper-middle class family having their perfectly manicured lives upended by the arrival of a mysterious figure – this one British and in the form of the disarmingly handsome Sam Claflin – is a road travelled many times before; hell, […]

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Film Review: Their Finest (UK, 2016) is a consistent delight from beginning to end

April 17, 2017

Lone Scherfig is a filmmaker who has always frustrated me, delivering a mixed bag of films amongst her career. Her Dutch films were great, but apart from An Education, her films were ultimately flops, especially the turgid One Day. So I have to admit that I wasn’t looking forward to Their Finest, but when I […]

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Film Review: Me Before You (USA, 2016)

June 16, 2016

Even at just a surface level, Me Before You feels like a movie that’s just ticking boxes than it is engaging heartstrings. You’ve got three big franchise stars (from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and The Hunger Games, respectively), a picturesque British backdrop and premise that all-but-guarantees a tragic end. However, it never really feels like the film is genuinely leveraging […]

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Me Before You brings a heartwarming take in its extended debut trailer

March 31, 2016

Based on the critically acclaimed book with the same title written by Jojo Moyes, Me Before You stars Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games series). The romantic title is directed by Thea Sharrock, with the film being her directorial debut. The story follows 26-year old Louisa “Lou” Clark (Clarke) who lives in a […]

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Watch the trailer for romantic drama Me Before You starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin

February 4, 2016

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) star as Louisa Clark, a 26-year-old woman whose life changes after losing her job, and Will Traynor, a 35-year-old man who becomes bitter and spiteful after becoming quadriplegic, in the drama Me Before You. Based on the romantic novel written by Jojo Moyes, Me […]

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