Richard marries Mildred, and that – in another place and era – would be an end of it. But not
Time strips us bare. In ’45 Years,’ the truths and assumptions that underpin a relationship are called into question when
It’s the ‘fifties again, folks – like ‘Carol’ which I’ve just reviewed, a nostalgic look in the rearview mirror. Irish
The Danish Girl, set in Copenhagen and Paris in the 1920s and based on a true story, relates the travails
Set in a Swiss spa, ‘Youth’ focuses, if that is the word, on the philosophizing and reminiscences of two elderly creatives, one a composer, played by Michael Caine, the other a film director, played by Harvey Keitel. Director: Paolo Sorrentino Verdict: Artifice not art. Pretentious; lacks sparkle. Tap water.
The past is another country, and Mike Leigh shows us this is about more than differences in costume and manners.
A ‘Christmas’ re-run of the 1988 Bill Murray movie. The premise: the guy making a movie of Scrooge is a bit of a Scrooge himself. Supposed to be hilarious. It isn’t. Verdict: Asinine. Cost me two hours of my life. Vomit