Cleaning Out my Film Rentals. #6. Misbehaviour.

This dramatization of the controversy surrounding the Miss World 1970 pageant is a very odd beast. On the one hand it wants to be the kind of crowd-pleasing British comedy that seems dime a dozen with Keira Knightley as the outsider joining the plucky and passionate early days of the Women’s Liberation movement. On the other hand, it wants to focus on howContinue reading “Cleaning Out my Film Rentals. #6. Misbehaviour.”

Cleaning Out My Film Rentals. #4 Motherless Brooklyn. Paragraph Review.

Edward Norton directs and stars as a private eye with terzets investigating his bosses murder in 1950s New York in this adaptation of the Jonathan Lethem novel.  The film has a strong supporting cast (Gugu Mbatha-Raw  ,Bruce Willis, Bobby Cannavale, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe among others) but despite Norton delivering a really strong centralContinue reading “Cleaning Out My Film Rentals. #4 Motherless Brooklyn. Paragraph Review.”