Review – RED JOAN (2019), Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, directed by Trevor Nunn

I had high hopes for Red Joan. I’d expected gritty spy thriller. But I came away from our local multiplex disappointed, let down by so many missed opportunities. However, no matter how I looked at it, Red Joan didn’t quite rise to the challenge. Continue reading “Review – RED JOAN (2019), Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, directed by Trevor Nunn”

FILM TALK Episode #5: Rear Window (1954) James Stewart, Grace Kelly, directed by Alfred Hitchcock – Championed by Morris Bright

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1954 thriller stars James Stewart as a freelance photographer, more used to war zones and high-octane sporting events, laid up in his apartment with a broken leg. With only his observations of his neighbours to help pass the time he begins to suspect that one of them may have committed a murder, and along with his girlfriend, played by the exquisite Grace Kelly, they set about investigating. Championed by Morris Bright. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #5: Rear Window (1954) James Stewart, Grace Kelly, directed by Alfred Hitchcock – Championed by Morris Bright”