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Elijah Wood

The Trust (2016)

I admit I was expecting more from the new heist thriller, The Trust. The film by writing / directing siblings Alex and Benjamin Brewer, and starring Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood and Sky Ferreira, has been heralded as a black comedy. Having…

Open Windows (2014)

As one of three movies that director Nacho Vigalondo had at Frightfest this year, Open Windows was his first English language feature film debut, obviously looking for international success by recruiting an ex – pornstar (Sasha Grey) and an…

Set Fire To The Stars (2014)

Based on the time, in the 1950s, when an aspiring poet, John M. Brinnin (played by Elijah Wood), brought Dylan Thomas (played here by Celyn Jones) to America, Set Fire To The Stars is a damn sight better than you might expect it to be. Shot…

Maniac (2012)

REMAKE!!! Having read that word you are probably doing one of two things. Some will merely shrug their shoulders and get on with their day. Other, angrier nerds will have already built themselves into an apoplectic rage, before dropping to…

Ironclad (2011)

Watching Ironclad you'd be forgiven for not recognising it as an independent picture. Budgetary restraints are not in any way apparent. Director Jonathan English has attracted Oscar-nominated talent with Paul Giamatti and the cinematography…