Clive Owen is a reluctant hero in a bleak future who is roused by what may be a miracle in Alfonso Cuaron’s magnificently crafted science fiction thriller.
Top of the Lake (2013) is another exhibit in the case that TV has become more accommodating to the creative visions of filmmakers that don’t speak to the tentpole generation. It’s created and written by Oscar nominated filmmaker Jane Campion with Gerard Lee (co-writer of Campion’s Sweetie) and Campion directs or co-directs more than half of […]
Three directors, one screenwriter, and a sprawling cast turn a quartet of novels by David Peace into a mesmerizing trilogy of films. It’s a rich and gripping saga of brutal murders, police corruption, and victims sacrificed to power and money set against the real-life backdrop of Yorkshire and the terror of the Yorkshire Ripper. Each […]