In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, steals Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.
Cinema and digital platform release date confirmed for Billie Piper’s Rare Beasts,
Christopher Nolan’s much anticipated futuristic thriller, Tenet, is in cinemas now. Laurence Green weighs up whether it is worth the admission fee.
Sam Mendes’s 1917 – masterful cinematography and devastating storytelling combine in this a mesmerising and extraordinary hymn to the sacrifice of a generation.
The TV favourite gets a welcome big screen outing and delivers cinematic structure, impeccable period detail and a well-paced story that offers us the chance to step through history – and into the gorgeous grounds of Downton Abbey.
Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent van Gogh in Julian Schnable’s biopic but a sluggish, labouring script that labours not so much on the life of the painter or even his work but on the never ending question of “why”.
Chris Kelly’s award-winning documentary A Cambodian Spring examines the chaotic and often violent land development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia. Laurence Green reviews.
A blistering performance by Frances McDormand, Laurence Green reviews Martin McDonagh’s excellent new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.
Laurence Green reviews Luca Guadagnino’s new sun-soaked romantic drama, Call Me My Your Name.
Benjamin Ree’s Magnus is a rich and rewarding labour of love charting the rise and rise of a chess prodigy. Writes Laurence Green
Penelope Cruz is excellent in Ma Ma, a sad, memorable movie about living with a terminal illness.
Idris Elba stars in this taut, Paris-set thriller as a CIA agent who teams up with a pickpocket to foil a bomb plot. Laurence Green reviews for 50connect.
Laurence Green enjoys the IMAX spectacle of Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea but finds the dialogue and script waterlogged.
Laurence Green selects his top films from the forthcoming BFI London Film Festival 2015
Laurence Green finds Pablo Fendrick’s modern Western to be a beautifully shot but ultimately cliched movie.
Diane Priestley takes delight in discovering the delicate art of animation and the birthplace of that loveable character Shaun the Sheep
3 Para Afghan minefield tragedy brings reality of the conflict to the big screen in Paul Katis’s, Kajaki.
Laurence Green reviews the gripping new thriller, The Keeper of Lost Causes
Laurence Green reviews Abbas Kiarostami’s ambigous and enjoyable new film Like Someone in Love