The Times names Haneke’s ‘Caché’ the decade’s best

Posted by · 11:30 am · November 8th, 2009

I’m not sure why the British broadsheets are all falling over themselves to publish their ‘best of the 2000s’ lists in early November, but mere days after The Telegraph critics declared Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 9/11” the film of the decade, The Times has weighed in with their own Top 100. In their list, a different […]

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Bond bows, UK critics shrug

Posted by · 7:00 am · November 1st, 2008

It was probably inevitable. After “Casino Royale,” the first entry in the retooled, Daniel Craig-led James Bond franchise, garnered unprecedented critical acclaim (and even awards attention, on this side of the Atlantic at least) for a 007 pic, the follow-up, “Quantum of Solace,” is having a more muted reaction. The reviews are in, and they’re […]

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Forster on Bond: It’s about character

Posted by · 4:27 am · August 21st, 2008

Odd to be linking to Time Out twice in one day, but I couldn’t let this interview with Marc Forster, director of the keenly awaited “Quantum of Solace,” go by. The interview finds Forster in London, scrabbling to complete the first edit of the latest 007 outing in a fortnight’s time. Many eyebrows were raised […]

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