He was known as fiercely independent and aloof from film studios, but Jim Jarmusch is now attracting the A-list
Woody Allen’s latest effort employs the French Riviera of the 1920s as a backdrop for his tale of magicians and frauds.
The title of the film was certainly an apt description for a viewing that was really quite lifeless.
Glossy movie brings to life the dirty deeds of the young money student elite
As with most internationally successful Nordic films from the last decade or more, Stellan Skarsgård is our leading man in the subtly, darkly comic revenge tale that is In Order of Disappearance.
Despite its slight repetitiveness, A Most Wanted Man does have one constantly fresh aspect to it in the form of its central actor, the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who delivers an expectedly fantastic performance as the haggard head of a secret anti-terror unit.
The film situation can strike as the independence debate in microcosm. Scotland has talent and, as 2013 proved, can produce remarkable, highly varied films – it is a creative and dynamic nation.
Dog Soldiers is the first of Marshall’s films where Scotland is the main theme, much like this week in fact.