I went to see a wonderful film at the Academy on Sunday, one which went into general release last week. I want to alert my readers to it before it disappears into the miasma of unappreciated movies, which we wish we had seen.
Pierce Brosnan sat down with us to talk about the challenges of bringing genuine consequences to a romantic role, the experience of shooting on-location in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, and whatever happened to Thomas Crown?
Winner of this year's Oscar as best foreign-language film, In a Better World is an intriguing examination of the ideas of revenge and forgiveness, but it wraps things up too neatly to be truly compelling.
The war in Afghanistan may be an American subject, but through Irish director Jim Sheridan's lens, it is about families. His film Brothers brings the war home, to an undercurrent of emotion more threatening than any battle on the ground.