Martel’s adaptation of the Argentine novel is David Lynch meets Samuel Beckett.
The movie is now on release in an “unrestored” 70mm Cinerama roadshow version.
Filmmakers love Ian McEwan for his dramatic set-pieces – but ungainly flashbacks and ageing make-up ruin this adaptation.
A trailer for the Freddie Mercury biopic has caused a stir by avoiding references to the Queen singer’s bisexuality - how would we do the same to other famous queer figures?
In the world of breakneck blockbuster cinema, plot logic and characterisation falls through the cracks of emergency rewrites.
Plus, sadistic exploitation thriller Revenge.
One may conclude Raoul Peck’s biopic is so absorbing because Marx’s ideas remain so full of fire and so alive.
But Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn are exceptional in this thriller with fairy-tale overtones.
Cinema’s equine love affair is in no danger of dimming.
The provocative auteur talks to Ryan Gilbey about sex at 71, her obsession with Juliette Binoche and why his questions are “maybe a little bit pretentious.”
Childbirth, a newborn’s cry, and volatile teenage emotions all become life-threatening: children are feared for their sheer vulnerability.