Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Reel World June 10, 2016

The Character The daughter of a Native American chief, Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) leads a charmed existence in pristine 17th-century Virginia, where the river runs purple, the trees can talk and the raccoons and otters are her friends. When brutish, gold-digging Englishmen arrive on the scene, her land and people... Read more
Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire

Reel World June 8, 2015

The Character Played by Robin Williams in the 1993 comedy of the same name, Mrs. Doubtfire is the brainchild of Daniel Hillard, a newly divorced dad on the losing end of a custody battle who is desperate to be with his kids at any cost. When ex-wife Miranda tells... Read more
Jack Torrance

Jack Torrance

Reel World May 18, 2015

The Character The maladjusted protagonist of the horror classic The Shining, Jack Torrance is played with wiggly-browed panache by a top-of-his-game Jack Nicholson. A school teacher by trade, Jack accepts a job as winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel in hopes of using the position’s five months of solitude... Read more
Ryan Bingham

Ryan Bingham

Reel World April 27, 2015

The Character A professional firer who prefers life “up in the air,” Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) relishes the fullness of his itinerary and the lightness of his backpack. When his company threatens to cut back on travel, Bingham panics at the prospect of permanence until he meets a special... Read more
The King

The King

Reel World April 6, 2015

The Characters Repressed and tongue-tied hero of this award season’s darling The King’s Speech, King George VI (a brilliant Colin Firth) begins life as Bertie, second son to King George V. Suffering a lifelong speech impediment, he prefers to stay out of the public eye. But when his father... Read more