Posts tagged "David Thewlis"

The Mercy

The Mercy

The Mercy Directed by James Marsh Starring Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Genevieve Gaunt, Sebastian Armesto and Jonathan Bailey In UK Cinemas February 9th, 2018 by Joanna Orland No stranger to biopics, director James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) takes on the story of Donald Crowhurst; the yachtsman who notoriously faked his final voyage. […]

72nd Venice Film Festival

by Katharine Fry The 72nd Venice Film Festival returned to Lido for two weeks of sunshine, celebrities, glamour and film , film, film. Directed once again by Alberto Barbera, the festival opened with Everest. In 3D. This style of blockbuster epic did not set the trend for what was to follow with the rest of […]

Venice Film Festival: Anomalisa

Anomalisa Directed by Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan by Katharine Fry Anomalisa is the latest offering from Charlie Kaufman’s idiosyncratic mind. Our protagonist is Michael Stone – a name whispered on many lips as he touches down in Cincinnati and checks into the Fregoli hotel. What manor of […]

Legend

Directed by Brian Helgeland Starring Tom Hardy, Taron Egerton, Emily Browning, Paul Bettany, Colin Morgan, Christopher Eccleston, David Thewlis and Paul Anderson In UK Cinemas September 9th, 2015 by Richard Hamer From the start, it’s difficult to know exactly what film Legend wants to be. Ostensibly a biopic of notorious 60’s gangsters the Kray twins, […]

The Theory of Everything

Directed by James Marsh Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Joelle Koissi, Harry Lloyd & Maxine Peake In UK Cinemas January 1st, 2015 by Joanna Orland I honestly did not expect to like this film, least of all as much as I did.  I am not a fan of Eddie Redmayne whose […]