Kenneth Branagh’s film is a true labour of love, an intimate portrait of William Shakespeare. Returning to his family in Stratford after his years of triumph in London, the aging poet faces the ghosts of his past.
Tracing decades of history this documentary celebrates the core values that jazz embodies – freedom of expression, equality and dialogue – values that are just as relevant today as they were when the Blue Note Records label was founded in 1939.
As the director Mads Brügger uncovers a critical secret that could send shockwaves around the world, we realize that sometimes absurdity and irony are the emboldening ingredients needed to confront what’s truly sinister.
A triumph at Sundance, David Crosby's story is universally inspiring, bearing an emotional impact that transcends the rock documentary genre. Only Crowe and Eaton could have composed a cinematic portrait so intimate and unforgettable.
Imagine if Lucian Freud and Mike Leigh got together to make a serial-killer movie, and then Quentin Tarantino turned up to play some vinyl to accompany the scenes of rape and murder, and you basically have Fatih Akin’s The Golden Glove.