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Reviews & features: John Banville

The Sea

26 Jun 20132 stars

Restrained drama adapted from John Banville’s Booker Prize-winning novel

‘We’re known in Britain for making smaller films... Room with a View with a Staircase and a Pond-type movies. Films with very fine acting, but the drama is very sort of subsued and... subsumed? A word like that...’ So spake Lord Eddie of Izzard back in…

The Bling Ring, Svengali and The Sea among highlights of EIFF 2013 programme

29 May 2013

What Maisie Knew and The East will also screen at the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival

The program for the Edinburgh International Film Festival was announced this morning, further to the earlier news that Disney Pixar’s Monsters University and award winning writer-director Drake Doremus’ new film, Breathe In, are already…

Albert Nobbs

18 Apr 20123 stars

Glenn Close's period drama passion project is a squandered opportunity of intriguing premise

(15) 113mins Fifteen years in development, Rodrigo Garcia’s adaptation of George Moore’s short story The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs arrives on the back of two deserved Oscar nominations for stars Glenn Close and Janet McTeer. And while it’s just…