Brooklyn is charming coming of age drama filled with big emotions — even if they are restrained. Set in the early 1950s, Saoirse Ronan stars as Eilis, an Irish immigrant to Brooklyn who comes into her own after her sister arranges for her to find a better life in America. Though happy to escape her […]
The new surveillance-and-terrorism legal thriller Closed Circuit isn't really a thriller at all, but a drama. I spoke to its superb director, John Crowley.
Though John Crowley's work hasn't been overlooked, he somehow doesn't get the respect I believe he deserves.
There's a lot of talent behind this film, from Boy A and Is There Anybody There? director John Crowley to Eastern Promises screenwriter Steven Knight.
Director John Crowley might be the best kept secret in British cinema right now – and what’s more, actors should love him. His last film, Is There Anybody There? was a brilliantly well-crafted drama giving Michael Caine one of the best roles of his whole career; his incredibly compelling TV movie Boy A gave Andrew […]