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Broken is the feature film debut of British director Rufus Norris. Adapted from a Daniel Clay novel, the picture is the story of three families living in a North London cul-de-sac as seen through the eyes of young girl Skunk (Eloise Laurence). Affecting and current, Broken blends gritty realism with just a hint of melodrama to create a state-of-the-nation piece that works on many levels.
Ben Affleck has become the latest Hollywood actor to split his attention between the front and the back of the camera, and has just scored the ultimate success in film by collected the Best Picture Oscar for Argo. So we at Best for Film decided to take a look at some of the most successful actor-directors down the years to see in whose multi-tasking footsteps he should be following. Here is BFF’s Top 10 Actor-Directors. Enjoy it, punks.
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To the Wonder is veteran cinematic visionary Terrence Malick’s follow-up feature to Tree of Life. A cast including Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and Javier Bardem struggle to steal the film from the scenery, which as usual is a big concern of Malick’s. Will it be as divisive as his last effort? We tried to find out.