Charming but lightweight take on US/UK bromance.
The Special Relationship of the title refers to the 'friendship’ between Great Britain and the United States. The phrase is a political sound-bite and a historical truism, and at least, as Peter Morgan’s script here would have it, a bit of...
An unsatisfying trip down the rabbit-hole.
The fervidly imaginative Tim Burton would appear to be a director well suited to delivering an update of the Lewis Carroll classic. First published as long ago as 1865, Alice in Wonderland has held its appeal for many reasons including its free...
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...
Slick, smart, superb American filmmaking
A greed-and-glory-fuelled arm wrestle between two alpha-males struggling with their own limitations, lies at the centre of Frost/Nixon; director Ron Howard’s supremely confident and compelling version of one of the most celebrated moments in...
After all that foreplay, the new Twilight saga is a limp anti-climax.
Given all the pent-up lust, longing glances and simmering feelings between Edward and Bella in the first three movies, Twihards might be hoping for an explosion of passion in the latest instalment.Alas, the moment of consummation in their...