She’s been winning rave reviews for her performance as a repressed, cross-dressing woman in Albert Nobbs, and we all remember her preparing that impromptu rabbit stew, but who is the real Glenn Close? If only there was a way to find out just enough to bluff a conversation without having to leave this site…
Ever wondered whether innocent midwives seriously questioned their careers after watching that alien explode from John Hurt’s chest? So have we. Some careers and films just don’t go together – and we’re here to make sure your movie-watching practises don’t get you scarred for life. Especially if you’ve carved a brilliant career in scar detection or something. SPOILERS AHOY!
Police, Adjective is the latest in what we Brits would call “Romanian New Wave Cinema”. However, director Corneliu Porumboiu would dismiss us in true Eastern European fashion, perhaps by waving a shawl in our face and spitting “ptooey” at the phrase, which he calls “problematic”. Regardless of genre, Police, Adjective (winner of the Jury Prize at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival) is the antithesis of a cop film, replacing running about with batons with endless trudging round Eastern Europe in the same old jumper.
For all those who ever wished to see that bunny boiler scene live… Us neither, but hey, there are some strange people out there.
According to weekend reports, the 1980s thriller Fatal Attraction is going to hit the West End as a new play around Christmas. Nothing like a bit of stalking and murdering to get you in the festive spirit eh?
Director Atom Egoyan probes the destructive power of obsession in this English language adaptation of Anne Fontaine’s 2003 film, Nathalie. Shot on location in wintry Toronto, which is almost as cold as some of the characters’ emotions, Chloe charts the journey of sexual re-discovery of a despairing wife whose marriage has been stuck in a rut for years. The method she chooses to reinvigorate her ailing relationship is unorthodox to say the least, unlocking deep-rooted desires that put not only herself but also her entire family in danger.