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John Hurt

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

What are the ingredients of what could be the film of the year? You get that guy who directed that Swedish vampire movie two years ago at the helm, as well as the best British cast since Hot Fuzz. At the centre of this fine line-up is Gary…

Brighton Rock (2010)

Knives on the pier In his new film of Graham Greene's 1938 crime novel Rowan Joffé deserves credit for creating a world that is both horrific and visually rich, drenched in grime and mold and blood, with occasional trips to a posh hotel…

Brighton Rock (2010)

Graham Greene’s 1939 novel Brighton Rock beautifully juxtaposed the jovial setting of the sea-side with the merciless shadows of mob culture. This new reimagining perfectly recreates the undercurrent of conflict that drives the original…

New York, I Love You (2009)

Having rather enjoyed this film's predecessor: Paris, Je T'aime (2006) I was really looking forward to seeing New York, I Love You (2009). For those who don't know these films are parts 1 and 2 of a project from producer Emmanuel Benbihy…