A chain of life-changing decisions spans the world in screenwriter Peter Morgan’s modern-day re-imagining of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, allowing a stellar cast to strut their dramatic stuff en route. Fittingly, the journey starts in Vienna, where passing English businessman [...]
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For anyone growing up in the ‘70s, the abiding image of Orson Welles was not the cinematic deity behind Citizen Kane, but the ever-urbane raconteur on the TV chat-show circuit. The same decade however, also brought one of his [...]
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Based on a story by million-selling Scandinavian crime novelist Jo Nesbø, this fiendishly black comedy-thriller is, at the very least, an awful warning of what can happen when you strike it big on the football pools. [...]
Based on the original comic book series by Asterix’ creator René Goscinny and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé, this adaptation brings the much-loved, mischievous young Nicolas and his antics to the big screen for the first time.
Told from his point-of-view [...]
An Oscar-winner for his documentary Man on Wire, British director James Marsh is building a strong reputation for dramas eschewing the obvious in terms of treatment and subject matter.
Having broached the U.S. Bible Belt and a grim Yorkshire circa [...]
The most enterprising young actress of her generation, Michelle Williams has shone in testing indie fare (Wendy & Lucy, Blue Valentine) and more mainstream offerings alike (My Week with Marilyn), but her work here as a restless wife inexorably drawn [...]
Set in post-Second World War London, Davies’ adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play is a lyrical study of fidelity and loneliness, featuring an outstanding central performance from Rachel Weisz as Hester. Trapped in a passionless marriage to an older man she [...]
We’re living in a golden age for documentary film, yet the term somehow feels too limiting to describe this dazzling piece of storytelling, which chronicles bizarre real-life events to richly dramatic, fiercely thought-provoking effect.
In 1994, the Barclay family of [...]
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