On Chesil Beach (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May18

On Chesil Beach (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The year is 1962, a time when the swinging sixties had not yet happened and the sexual repression, stuffy class system and inflexible rules of respectability that dominated the fifties still shaped our society. 

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (15) | Home Entertainment Review
Jul06

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (15) | Home Entertainment Review

Dir. Toby Haynes, UK, 2015, 413 mins Cast: Eddie Marsan, Bertie Carvel, Marc Warren, Charlotte Riley, Alice Englert, Paul Kaye, Ariyon Bakare, Samuel West, Enzo Cilenti, Edward Hogg The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long war with Napoleon, and centuries have passed since practical magicians became the stuff of legend. But scholars of this glorious history discover that one remains: the reclusive Mr. Norrell (Marsan),...

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