The new documentary follows the life of the outspoken pop artist, chronicling her journey from Sri Lankan refugee to the heady heights of stardom.
It’s creepy and claustrophobic, but a depressing and bitter lead (Domhnall Gleeson) robs the film of the electrical charge vital for fully effective horror.
From enigmatic Japanese love stories to the comic side of a one-woman show.
Starring Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone and Paul Whitehouse, this film mixes steely menace and jolly japes.
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The easygoing smile, the blokey-jokey swagger, the Stetson tipped just-so; his was a club to which you might want to belong.
Bart Layton’s thriller alternates between interviews with the real-life subjects (all now in their thirties) and the actors who portray them.
But there is something to be said for the film’s R-rated action.
Yet in charting a doomed romance shaped by political upheavals, the film seems not to lay the necessary groundwork for its conclusion.
Thompson is finding new shades of scepticism and warmth nearly 30 years on from her first cinema role.
This sweet teen movie is clichéd, over-engineered and absolutely perfect.