Passion overwhelmed by heavily stylised theatrics.
'All the world's a stage" begins a monologue in William Shakespeare's As You Like It, an aphorism that’s taken to extreme lengths by director Joe Wright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard in Anna Karenina, their iteration of Leo Tolstoy’s classic...
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story flits effortlessly back and forth between two stories. The first is the story of Tristram Shandy, set in the 18th century and the second, concerns a 21st century film crew making a film about Tristram Shandy.