****1/2 stars The Visible Man Following his bold and assertive 2011 directorial debut Coriolanus, which came 21 years after his first major role as Nazi commandant Amon Goeth in Steven Spielberg’s 1992 Oscar winner Schindler’s List and a subseque...
Remaking a literary and cinema classic can be a Dickens of a job.
If you’re going to remake a classic movie based on a much-loved novel, the trick is to appeal to devotees of the original work and to reach out to new audiences. Newell varies the tone from melodramatic to cool, austere and maudlin
A triumphant, spell-binding finale for the Hogwarts wizards.
And so it ends, with arguably the most thrilling, spectacular, emotionally intense and vividly realised instalment of the record-breaking franchise.Fully vindicating the producers’ decision to end the series with a double-header, Harry Potter and...
An expansive, dark start to the long goodbye for the Hogwarts wizards.
The most pressing questions raised by the seventh edition of the most successful film franchise of all time can be summarized thus: Was Warner Bros.’ decision to film J.K. Rowling’s final Harry Potter novel as a two-parter a cynical plan to...