Posts Tagged ‘children of men’

Looking back at my original review of Inception, I don’t think there’s a word of it I would want to change. My reaction has, of course, since been tamed, and repeat viewings will never live up to the first. But that doesn’t change the fact that, having seen it for the first time, I think […]


I saw The Social Network for the fifth time the other day, and I feel obliged to say a little more, one last time, about this special gift that cinema gave us last year. It’s hard to appreciate history being made at the very time it is being made, even if every critic on the […]


Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black). Screenplay by Steve Kloves. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Rating: PG. Running time: 125 minutes. Wow! This is magical. And I’m not just making an obvious statement there about the fact this is a Harry Potter […]


Clive Owen (Theo), Michael Caine (Jasper), Julianne Moore (Julian). Screenplay by Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Otsby and Alfonso Cuarón. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Rating: 15. Running time: 109 minutes. How would we live if we knew that when we died, there would be nobody there to replace us? We only really […]