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Julianne Moore

Cannes 2017: Wonderstruck (2017)

Forget being wonderstruck, the new film from Todd Haynes is more likely to grip you with a gnawing sense of indifference. Undoubtedly, it’s a film with its heart in the right place – a dovetailing story of two deaf children living 50 years…

Still Alice (2014)

Well before the 2015 film awards season got up to speed, one winner had already been proclaimed. The early whispers surrounding Julianne Moore’s performance as a University professor struggling to deal with early onset Alzheimer’s continued…

Non-Stop (2014)

Liam Neelson brings a gravitas to the action genre that few other actors can match.  He needed every ounce of it in Non-Stop, both to give real impact to the story’s strengths and distract from its weaknesses. There’s a scene in which…

The English Teacher (2013)

As someone who’s spent many years at the university, who loves Shakespeare and is also an aspiring writer, I have always had a special affection for movies about writing, about authors, about theatre and about teaching. I recently watched,…

What Maisie Knew (2012)

Warning: this review contains spoilers! Appraising this contemporary film adaptation of Henry James’ classic 1897 novel, What Maisie Knew, puts me in a bit of a quandary. On the one hand I know that it is made to be its own movie, with…