Tag Archives: Michael Gambon

Quartet – Review (Spoiler Free)

Quartet charms despite being as lightweight and predictable as they come… Dustin Hoffman picked a pretty safe subject for his first directorial role, and I think he knows that. There is nothing controversial or challenging about this film set in a home for retired musicians, and nor frankly does there really need to be in a heartwarming story of […]

Sylvia – Review (Spoiler Free)

Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig shine in this dark, and oddly tame little film. Sylvia does a reasonable job of cutting through the cultural figure of Sylvia Plath and revealing something of the person underneath. It never really manages to create a fully fleshed out portrait of the poet though, despite Paltrow’s best efforts, because […]