Through a Glass, darkly.
Before I watched this docu on Philip Glass, I knew precious little about the bloke, beyond the fact that he composed the scores for an eclectic bunch of films including Notes on a Scandal, The Illusionist, The Hours and, most famously,...
Capturing the transparency of Glass.
Shine director Scott Hicks revisits the intricacies of the life of a complex musical genius in Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts, his intimate documentary portrayal of composer Philip Glass.
The luck runs out for novelist Sparks in dreary, soulless adaptation.
The seventh movie adapted from Nicholas Sparks’ novels, The Lucky One, is among the least entertaining, credible or compelling. Yes, the melodrama adheres to Sparks’ heretofore winning formula of star-crossed lovers who overcome disease or other...
It’s simpler than the original and adds some welcome twists.
The word remake automatically sends shivers up my spine but occasionally a movie does benefit from reinterpretation. So it is with No Reservations, the new version of the 2001 German film Mostly Martha.Messing with a tried and tested recipe is...
This story of racial prejudice on San Piedro Island on the north west coast of America during World War 2 and in the years following is set against a murder trial that takes place in 1951... a fisherman has died and Japanese American Kazuo...
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