DENIAL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mick Jackson Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Harriet Walter, Jack Lowden, Alex Jennings, Mark Gatiss, Caren Pistorius, John Sessions. The well-acted and intelligent courtroom drama Denial is a dramatic depiction of the real life high profile 1996 libel trial in which controversial historian and Holocaust denier David Irving (here played by Timothy Spall) sued American academic and historian Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) for libel over comments she made about him in her book Denying The Holocaust: The Continue reading

SLOW WEST

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Maclean Stars: Michael Fassbendr, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius, Rory McCann, Andrew Robertt, Kalanji Queypo. A quirky and atmospheric take on the traditional western, Slow West is a British/Australian co-production that was shot entirely in New Zealand. Jay Cavendish (played by Kodi Smit-McPhee, a young Australian actor who is amassing some impressive credits such as the bleak, post-apocalyptic drama The Road, etc) is a naive and love lorn teenage aristocrat from Scotland who has come to Colorado to find the Continue reading