‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“It’s a projection of my life and what I’m thinking about. But my ego is in every character in every film that I’ve made. I’m the ballerina in Black Swan. I’m the wrestler in The Wrestler. I can see how people will especially make the…

Victoria and Abdul (2017)

If you are offended by portrayals of non-pc British upper-class superiority and power over those seen as less 'fortunate' than themselves, Victoria and Abdul is likely to get your hackles up. If, however, you enjoy wonderfully atmospheric…

Our Last Tango (2015)

Debuting at Toronto Film Festival 2015, Our Last Tango (original title: Un Tango Más) explores the partnership with Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlo Copes, two dancers who helped popularise Argentine Tango during a 50-year partnership.…

mother! (2017)

Initially, Darren Aronofsky’s symbolic nightmare is a driving force in shock and awe, garishly spinning the brain into a haze of exhausting disbelief trying to piece together the oddly macabre manifestation which takes the route of utter,…