Sean Welsh is right about films. Continue reading
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Hail, Caesar! (Dir. Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 2016) is screening at GFT from Friday 4th March to Thursday 17th March. My accompanying programme note will be available at screenings and there’s an online version at GFT’s blog here. GFT archives all its programme notes online here.
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Tagged Alden Ehrenreich, Channing Tatum, Cinema, Coen Brothers, Ethan Coen, Film, Frances McDormand, George Clooney, GFT, Glasgow, Hail Caesar!, Joel Coen, Jonah Hill, Josh Brolin, Movies, Programme Note, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton
In a nuanced adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s high-school massacre novel, Lynne Ramsay looks beyond the tabloid headlines to craft a typically lyrical meditation on motherhood and the performance of family life. As in the book, easy explanations for such a … Continue reading