Tag Archives: Drama

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »

The show mustn’t go on: the TV dramas that didn’t know when to quit

Renewal of 13 Reasons Why and rumors that Big Little Lies could return are just the latest examples of small-screen stories that should know when to sign off The suicide-mystery series 13 Reasons Why has grown into a certified phenomenon: its an object of obsession for teens, a continuously mutating meme on social media, and Read more »

Halt and Catch Fire: on the set of the best show on TV (that no one is watching)

We get a behind-the-scenes look at the show thats been dubbed the heir apparent to Mad Men and has reinvented the dark anti-hero drama Kerry Bish has a problem. More to the point, she has a problem with a line. Can we change this? Can I say narcissist instead of diva? she asks Halt and Read more »

Gold review the priciest ore is a bore in Matthew McConaughey misfire

An allegedly true story emerges as a lackluster riff on American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street with a scrappy turn from an overly disguised lead star Theres not much that glitters in Gold, a lackluster caper that proves that even the priciest ore can bore. Stephen Gaghans new film is an admixture of Read more »

Alison Brie: If youre imagining me from Mad Men, youre in for shock therapy

The Mad Men star returns to TV as an 80s wrestler in GLOW. Its a long way from Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce In the dimly lit art-deco splendour of a Knightsbridge hotel bar, actor Alison Brie is immaculately coiffed (artfully tousled bob) and costumed (persimmon formal day dress) for our interview. The 34-year-old veteran of Read more »

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »

Gold review the priciest ore is a bore in Matthew McConaughey misfire

An allegedly true story emerges as a lackluster riff on American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street with a scrappy turn from an overly disguised lead star Theres not much that glitters in Gold, a lackluster caper that proves that even the priciest ore can bore. Stephen Gaghans new film is an admixture of Read more »

Gold review the priciest ore is a bore in Matthew McConaughey misfire

An allegedly true story emerges as a lackluster riff on American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street with a scrappy turn from an overly disguised lead star Theres not much that glitters in Gold, a lackluster caper that proves that even the priciest ore can bore. Stephen Gaghans new film is an admixture of Read more »

Gold review the priciest ore is a bore in Matthew McConaughey misfire

An allegedly true story emerges as a lackluster riff on American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street with a scrappy turn from an overly disguised lead star Theres not much that glitters in Gold, a lackluster caper that proves that even the priciest ore can bore. Stephen Gaghans new film is an admixture of Read more »