THE OUTFIT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Graham Moore Stars: Mark Rylance, Dylan O'Brien, Johnny Flynn, Zoey Deutch, Simon Russell Beale, Nikki Amuka-Bird. Not to be confused with the 1973 crime drama of the same name that was based on a novel by Donald E Westlake and which starred Robert Duvall as a former prisoner out for revenge against the mob that double crossed him. This is an intelligent and literate, yet claustrophobic drama in which the action is confined to the backroom of a bespoke tailor’s shop in Chicago in the late 50s. The film has been written and Continue reading

THE IMITATION GAME

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Morten Tyldum Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Matthew Beard, James Cairncross, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech, Steven Waddington, James Northcote, Alex Lawther, Jack Bannon. The Imitation Game is a gripping WWII drama about a group of British boffins brought together by the War Office to try and crack the German's unbreakable Enigma code, a sophisticated encryption machine they used to send all their top level messages and convey troop movements. The code was changed at midnight Continue reading