Articles Posted in the " Sally Hawkins " Category


  • Blue Jasmine

    Disclaimer: I’m dipping my toes into Woody Allen. The problem with a director who makes a film a year, and has done for the past couple of decades it seems, is that for the uninitiated, tackling him can seem rather daunting. Where to start? The old stuff? His latest work? What are the hidden gems?…


  • Jane Eyre

    Period drama has been done and overdone; often stuffy, soppy and starring Keira Knightley playing the same role (with her eyebrows and little else). Thankfully, Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre manages to avoid these period pitfalls.


  • Movies that define a city: Europe

    When I was told to have a cinematic look at Europe’s capital cities, I grabbed my passport and my rusty camcorder and rushed eagerly towards Heathrow. But it turns out they just wanted me to tell you about the best films featuring those cities. Cheapskates.


  • Submarine

    A sweet, funny and appropriately uncomfortable story about a teenager’s transition into not-quite-adulthood. All the actors do a sterling job and Ayoade should permanently slide over into the director’s chair as a welcome addition to British film.


  • Films to see in March 2011

    How do you know what you’re going to see at the cinema next month? You’re busy people – Facebook won’t update itself, and you’ve probably got a relationship to neglect or something. Oh, you haven’t? Sorry. Well, there’s no point in trying to meet another human adult now, you may as well just read this blog.