Director Anthony Wilcox discusses Hello Carter, his London-set romantic comedy starring Charlie Cox and Jodie Whittaker.
Dir. Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, UK/Ireland, 2012, 102 mins Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Adrian Dunbar, Dylan Moran Review by David Morrison A film recounting the life and times of Belfast’s Godfather of Punk, Terri Hooley, might not seem an obvious choice for a biopic. True, via the outlets of his Good Vibrations […]
Dir. Viv Fongenie, UK, 2010, 90 mins Cast: Edward Hogg, Andrew Knott, Jodie Whittaker, Cathy Tyson Review by Colin Dibben Disorienting, tense and thrilling, this character study of a mental breakdown is completely empathetic; in part because all the main characters are very well-written and in part because they are also excellently acted. Ollie (Hogg) […]
Dir. Dana Lustig, UK/USA, 2011, 84 mins, Cast: Jodie Whittaker, Dougray Scott, Emilia Fox, David Warner Review by Carol Allen This is an intriguing psychological drama with a time travel element, which is used in a not dissimilar way to The Time Traveler’s Wife, in that its purpose is character revelation rather than telling a […]
A THOUSAND KISSES DEEP stars Dougray Scott (My Week with Marilyn, Mission Impossible II), Jodie Whittaker (Attack the Block, One Day, St Trinians), Emilia Fox (BBC’s Silent Witness, The Pianist, Merlin) and English acting legend David Warner (Titanic, Tron). The film is as electrifying as it is ambitious and comes to DVD 4 February 2013. […]
The past, present and future steadily collide for a father and son on the run, in contemporary British thriller ASHES, available on DVD from 28th January 2012 courtesy of CinemaNX and Entertainment One. When James (JIM STURGESS – One Day, Cloud Atlas) decides to reconnect with his father Frank, (RAY WINSTONE – The Sweeney, Sexy […]
Dir. Joe Cornish, UK, 2011, 88 mins Cast: John Boyega, Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker Review by Carol Allen Writer/director Cornish has acquired a loyal and enthusiastic fan base as half of television’s Adam and Joe Show duo and latterly from his Saturday morning radio show on BBC 6music. This comedy horror film, which is his […]
Dir. Roger Michell, UK, 2006, 95 mins Cast: Peter O’Toole, Leslie Phillips, Jodie Whittaker Review by Carol Allen Hanif Kureishi has always displayed in his writing a healthy interest in the role that sex in its many and various forms plays in our lives. From his first film success My Beautiful Launderette, through his novel […]