Tag: Far from the Madding Crowd

Carey Mulligan and Matthias Schoenaerts

24 August 2015-08-24

  Out The Week     Far from the Madding Crowd (Fox, cert 12) A remake of the 1967 film, rather than another version of the novel. Well that’s what it looks like, and considering how closely so many of the scenes mirror – in length, composition, camera angles even

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David Oyelowo in Selma

1 June 2015-06-01

  Out This Week     Selma (Pathe, cert 12) Martin Luther King’s life done as a triumph, not the usual tragedy, the focus being the series of marches King led from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. These effectively rode a coach and horses through the prevailing practice of disenfranchising

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Terence Stamp and Julie Christie in Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     11 January     Thomas Hardy dies, 1928 On this day in 1928, the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy died. He was 87 and this Victorian writer had survived into and almost through the age

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