Ben Chaplin

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's espionage thriller, which finds the rabble-rousing director of yore in an unusually muted mood.
The buzz on Snowden, Oliver Stone’s biopic about the young security contractor responsible for the worst leak of government secrets in US history, is that it is further proof that the director has lost his mojo....
Period drama puts on quite a show.
Richard Linklater’s best movies are concerned with the ramifications of impetuousness: a young man and a young woman meet on a train and decide to spend a night together exploring Vienna (Before Sunrise), a broke slob impersonates his roommate, a...
Like the painting, B-grade horror movie fast loses appeal.
Director Oliver Parker successfully mined the Oscar Wilde canon with The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband but he blows it completely with Dorian Gray. The Gothic tale of the effete young man who makes a pact with the devil sinks...
Following the massive success of The Chronicles of Narnia, Walden Media has brought to life another fantasy novel… The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep. The film, like the novel, recounts the story behind the myth of Scotland's famed Loch Ness...
William Wyler`s 1949 film The Heiress has always been one of my favourites. It was based on a stageplay from Henry James` novel Washington Square and starred Olivia de Havilland, Ralph Richardson and Montgomery Clift. When I heard there was a...