Starring: Michael Caine, Britt Eckland, Ian Hendry Director: Mike Hodges Jack Carter (Caine) is a London gangster who, following the sudden and suspicious death of his brother, travels to Newcastle for the funeral and to find out what really happened. But he soon finds that there's a lot more going on than meets the eye.… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Get Carter (1971)
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, Paddy Considine Director: Colm MacCarthy This film has a rating of 7.3 on IMDB and many of my friends who attended previews of this film loved it. But why? It's a terrible film. It follows the story of a girl who has grown up in a facility with other children like… Continue reading The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)
Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Timothy Spall Director: Mike Leigh A movie about class and race relations in Britain, this film is from acclaimed director Mike Leigh. It follows the story of two women, a successful black woman who is in search of her biological mother, and the woman who gave birth to her, a lower class… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Secrets & Lies (1996)
Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, John Hurt, Beneditch Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Tom Hardy Director: Tomas Alfredson British spy movie, set in the cold war and based on the best selling novel by Le Carré, in which a retired member of the Secret Service elite is tasked with investigating a possible double agent in the top… Continue reading Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Speaking of nominations, as we were yesterday, the BAFTA nominations have come out today, and the strongest player is The Grand Budapest Hotel with 11 nominations, closely followed by Birdman and The Theory Of Everything with 10, and The Imitation Game with 9. The awards take place on February 8th, in London. Check out the full list of nominations here: http://awards.bafta.org/award/2015/film… Continue reading BAFTA 2015 Nominations announced.
Film Doctor - Bafta Interview with Rob Hardy