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Joe Wright

Pan (2015)

Here’s a rather titillating prospect, the opportunity to observe some delightfully daring studio one-upmanship. Whilst Disney trawl through their back catalogue looking for past properties that can be spun on a bigger wheel, sailing through…

Anna Karenina (2012)

A miss is as good as a mile After a helter-skelter, but always ambitious, progress from classic to uplift, then pop action with Pride and Prejudice, then Atonement, then The Soloist, and finally Hanna, Joe Wright has gone back to…

Hanna (2011)

A young girl is brought up to be a cold, effective killer by an equally capable father, who is driven by revenge. You'd be forgiven for thinking that Hanna was simply a "Hit Girl" spin-off from Kick Ass but that's not the case at all.…

Hanna (2011)

Joe Wright director of Pride and Prejudice and Atonement does a complete U-Turn with this adventurous fairy tale/thriller, where he throws many different things at the screen at different times, and has a blast filming many different…

Atonement (2007)

This magnificent, visually splendid, powerful drama (I cried towards the end!) is an extraordinary film that lingers in the mind for days. Based on the novel by Ian McEwan, Atonement is a twisty love story in which the central characters…