You Were Never Really Here has been floating around for a little while now, getting praise and awards more or less where ever it turns up. The film is We Need to Talk About Kevin director Lynne Ramsay‘s newest work, adapting Jonathan Ames book of the same name. It’s also been a big one for […]
From the directors of Senna, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Secrets and Lies and Streetdance.
It’s cruel and kind of funny and sort of accurate, but it would and could never happen in real life, thank god. Here’s a parody of Randy Newman singing a theme tune to the harrowing, emotionally draining We Need to Talk About Kevin. Be warned that the lyrics do refer to some key plot points, […]
One of the remaining films for the year that I’m still looking forward to is Lynne Ramsay’s We Need To Talk About Kevin. This sees one of Britain’s best directors finally get another feature on screen after a near-decade hiatus, and based on one of the last ten years’ most hotly-book clubbed books. It’s playing […]
Lynne Ramsay is finally back, with her adaptation of Lionel Shriver‘s We Need To Talk About Kevin arriving in cinemas worldwide over the next few months. This ends almost a decade of waiting since Morvern Callar, a period during which Ramsay tried, and was infamously thwarted in, adapting The Lovely Bones. Kevin, then, is at […]
These three short scenes from We Need To Talk About Kevin have hard, saturated surfaces; are crisp, cold and sometimes a touch oppressive. And that, I believe, is exactly what they needed to be. Too many plot details might spoil the film for you, but I’ll say that it’s a tense domestic drama against a […]