There’s an old adage that it takes a star to play a star. The casting of My Week with Marilyn presented extraordinary challenges in this regard. To depict the making of The Prince and the Showgirl, a 1950s cinematic footnote notable more for its players than its artistic achievement, it was […]
Pedro Almodovar is not one to do things by halves. Few prisoners are taken in the Spanish film-maker’s work. The rules of taste, genre and linear storytelling are forever being broken as the great auteur pursues his grand, universal themes.
While The Skin I Live In is unlikely to be remembered […]