I’ll level with you, I thought I was watching Ernst Lubitsch's renowned 1943 film of the same name. Thankfully this Heaven Can Wait is an honest, unpretentious and humorous fantastical romantic comedy from Warren Beatty. If you embrace the cheesiness and forgive the flaws, the chemistry shared by the entire cast will have you smiling from the moment it begins.
Jeff Nichols is one of those rare filmmakers with an ability to truly engage an audience. His second feature Take Shelter, a deeply unsettling and atmospheric thriller, served as a timely reminder of the power of original storytelling and the inventive writer/ director follow those same strides with his follow up Mud.
Nichols imbues the lyricism of Tennessee Williams through his evocative and poignant coming of age tale to mould a modern day, Mark Twain-influenced adventure. The result is an…
From gossip-rag pin-up to powerhouse director Ben Affleck has one of the most chequered careers in Hollywood. Channelling experience following his previous two features, tightly wound action thrillers Gone Baby Gone and The Town, his time behind the camera is proving most fruitful. His recounting of the true life story of Argo is no exception and further authorises his position as a meaningful director.
Set in late ‘70s Iran, amidst a violent revolution, a group of CIA operatives strive to…