There are plenty of people who think of Jackie Chan as a martial artist who has squandered his gifts. Even they acknowledge the brilliance of Police Story,
A recommendation to see Jane Austen's most romantic story, directed by Roger Michell, en route to directing Notting Hill. Amanda Root and Ciarán Hinds star
There are several versions of John Buchan’s novel. The other two notable versions have Kenneth More and Robert Powell in the lead. But this one is the best.
Based on the breakthrough novel by former spy John Le Carré, shot in black and white to suggest that espionage is unglamorous, dirty work and starring a
Russell believed it to be his best work and it’s tempting to see it as at least partly an expression of his own persona – Delius the romantic, impetuous
Back when cats wore hats, stills photographer Bert Stern, fresh from his famous shoot with Marilyn Monroe in the buff, went off to the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and made a film about Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Georage Shearing, Dinah Washington, Anita O’Day, Mahalia Jackson, Jack Teagarden,
Murnau's 1922 silent expressionist classic is one of movie-making defining moments. It borrowed its story wholesale from Bram Stoker's Dracula, gave it the
Who has not seen The Matrix? It’s the Gone with the Wind and Star Wars of our era, a phantasmagoria in black leather open to multiple interpretation
Colonel Redl is an adaptation of John Osborne’s play A Patriot for Me and charts the rise and fall of a soldier with opportunism where principles should be. It’s
A young ghetto kid (Rob Brown) breaks into the local recluse’s house only to discover it’s his literary hero, an author whose one novel has been...