I should start by saying I love Jacques Audiard’s work. Each of his pieces is consistently fresh and original. His last film A Prophet won Best Film the London Film Festival 2009, rocketed him into the public’s eye and gave him international acclaim, many have been eagerly awaiting his next film Rust and Bone and I am one of them.
Read my review here: www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/10/i-am-floored-by-subtlety-agony-ecstasy.html
In a season of big disappointments like Prometheus and The Dark Knight Rises, Skyfall has come through for us and shines. It has more ties to the old Bond world than any of the new Bond films yet it is a fresh new direction that I for one welcome to the Bond mythos and should please both long time Bond fans and the general audience.
This Friday sees the release of Jo Nesbo’s darkly delicious Headhunters and whilst I may have been fairly quiet about it I have already had the pleasure of seeing Headhunters twice. Once to watch it and the second time to share this gem with my wife - who enjoys clever crime stories.
I loved Headhunters and it is easy to see why it has been winning over audiences and prompted Mark Wahlberg to say Headhunters is the best film he's…
When his pregnant fiancee becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, a secret agent blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.
I love South Korean cinema - I'm unsure if the language barrier or the understated po faced performances push the inventive stories to the fore and remove having to decipher performances from actors jostling for screen time and keen to show how well their method works. With South Korean cinema you are in…