Articles Posted in the " Joe Wright " Category

  • Anna Karenina (12A) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Joe Wright, Country UK/France, 2012, 130 mins Cast: Jude Law, Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Review by Carol Allen Many cinemagoers will have seen at least one dramatised version of Tolstoy’s novel.  Set in Imperial Russia in the 1870’s, it tells the story of Anna, married to a much older government official, who falls in […]


  • Hanna (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Joe Wright, USA/UK/Germany, 2011, 111 mins   Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Review by Carol Allen Visually and in all its technical aspects this film is a stunner. Beautiful and imaginative cinematography by Alwin Küchler, really skilful editing (Paul Tothill, who’s worked on all of Wright’s other movies) and a terrific soundtrack […]


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