Joseph Holness

Film

Review: Foxcatcher

Director: Bennett Miller Writers: E Max Frye, Dan Futterman Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller Genre: Drama/Biography For the 87th Academy Awards Foxcatcher has been nominated for an impressive five Oscars: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Makeup. Interestingly, despite these major nominations (and its expansion…

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Review: The Riot Club

If The Riot Club was to be described using only one word, it would have to be flaccid. The premise of the film, a group of privileged students at Oxford causing havoc in a country pub, implies that we might expect a scathing indictment on the ‘Bullingdon Club’ and its pervasive influence at Number 10…

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