The Friday Film – Burn After Reading

I love it when those brothers do silly and this film is certainly that. Their ability to make Brad Pitt seem like a youngster is also far more impressive than anything achieved by Benjamin Button.

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Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Paul Brannigan, Krystof Hádek I didn't see the drama/sci-fi/thriller Under the Skin (2013) when it was first released (the casting of Scarlett Johansson led me to believe that it would be mainstream naffness), but then I saw it on DVD over xmas, and again the very next night... and again last … Continue reading Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)

Those Curious Coen Brothers

I've seen people walk out of the cinema before a Coen film has ended, and I've heard the confused and annoyed chatter during the end credits, but the brothers have still managed to break really quite unusual, niche films into the mainstream. Perhaps this is partly due to the large list of popular actors who are keen to work with them.