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“Anna Karenina”, or “Joe Wright’s Obsession with Kiera Knightley Part III” by Caitlin McGrane

March 15, 2013


I’ll start this week with a quote: the Telegraph’s Tim Robey succinctly describes director Joe Wright’s styling of Anna Karenina as an “unashamed love of the proscenium. But did it need to be so arch?”  Am I the only one who is salivating over that? Okay, as you were… It’s shameful how little Tolstoy I’ve […]

“A Dangerous Method” by Caitlin McGrane

July 19, 2012


I’ve seen this film twice already. I know, I know, I should get out more. But the fact is that Michael Fassbender is too much of a draw-card for me to pass up. So I’ll be upfront and say it: I was not enthralled by this film. However, I cannot communicate enough to you how […]

“Never Let Me Go” is a Poetic Film Full of Pathos by Joseph Misuraca

January 21, 2012


Never Let Me Go was one of the best films to be released in 2011. I highly recommend everyone to rent or purchase this gem. Mark Romanek’s directing is superb and the cinematography by Adam Kimmel is stunning. Alex Garland’s script, adapted from the eponymous novel by Japanese-English writer, Kazuo Ishiguro, is beautiful and memorable. Carey […]

“Last Night” or “How I Learned to Stop Hating Keira Knightley” by Caitlin McGrane

November 15, 2011


I really hated Keira Knightley until very recently. Maybe it was that she was so skinny and she made it look effortless, or maybe it was that she got to kiss my tweenage crush, Orlando Bloom. But mostly it’s because she was, as my good friends Dr Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo like to say […]