Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore directs a perfectly cast Geoffrey Rush in this gloomy and deceptive film set in the industry of high-end art dealing.
Set during the 1930s, when the British royal family were slowly making peace with the realization that the monarchy was no longer about ruling and governance but about stage managing media representations, The King’s Speech is the story of King George VI’s transition from a blubbering stutter-stricken wreck to a smooth spokesperson for the throne. […]
Fresh from a win at the AFI Awards last weekend, veteran Australian actress Jacki Weaver has received a Golden Globe nomination for her frame chewing performance as a crime family matriarch in director David Michod’s acclaimed Melbourne-based drama Animal Kingdom. Weaver has had a very good fortnight: on top of winning an AFI she was […]