Busy, epic adaptation lacks real heart.
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Most of Cloud Atlas, the time-traveling omnibus collaboration between the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer, moves like a racing heartbeat. For almost three hours, six storylines—each one set in eras spanning...
Middle class drama a little too neat.
Veteran British director Mike Leigh’s Another Year is the latest of his stock-in-trade kitchen sink dramas, though this time around, the sink is a little over-polished.
Mr Sheen adds polish to EPL saga.
'I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business, but I was in the Top One." – Brian Clough. Writer Peter Morgan has a knack for capturing the frailties of his larger-than-life lead characters; from a reigning monarch and complex private l...
Emily Blunt joins the ranks of great screen monarchs.
As regal performances go, Emily Blunt’s mesmerizing turn in The Young Victoria is every bit as majestic and impressive as Cate Blanchett’s in Elizabeth. Both movies follow the young monarchs as they accept their destinies, negotiate the minefield...
Not-so-young wizards weave their greatest magic.
A lot has changed in the two years since audiences were last transported to the magical realm of the Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and it’s all to the good. The sixth edition of J.K. Rowling’s blockbuster franchise...