Tag Archives: Jim Broadbent

March 01

Le Weekend – Roger Michell and Hanif Kureishi bring back a little Godard. (Film Review)

Sometimes there is a thinness in who we purport to be. The post modern relief for anxiety is meant to be the project, our work, our relationship, our children, the stuff of life that we build are meant to give us meaning, not just occupy our time until we die, but one of the agonising […]

November 29

Closed Circuit – John Crowley and the film that should have been better. (Film Review)

Off to a great start, Closed Circuit opens with several squares of footage as shot through twelve CCTV cameras until a bomb goes off and we realise we’ve been watching the footage just prior to a terrorist attack. During the opening credits we see a Turkish man,¬†Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto) taken into custody and the […]

February 23

Cloud Atlas – The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer make the most expensive independant film of all time. (film review)

Lana and Andy Wachowski have definitely got a “real is not really what you think real is” thing going. With the enormous success of their Matrix trilogy and then the follow-up successes with films such as V for Vendetta, they have established themselves as a powerful force in that world between worlds narrative. Tom Tykwer […]