Few contemporary actresses seem to possess a penchant for period pieces quite like Keira Knightley. Since appearing as Elizabeth Bennett in the 2005 big screen version of Pride and Prejudice, Knightley has featured in historical dramas such as Atonement (2007), The Duchess (2008) and Anna Karenina (2012), often delivering performances that are singularly better than […]

The Imitation Game

Whilst films set during WW2 generally focus on the horrors inflicted by the Nazi regime across Europe or the stories of triumph and heroism that emerged amidst such subjugation, it is always interesting to take a look at the other side of the conflict and acknowledge that the actions of the allies certainly wasn’t always […]

Begin Again

Although he intentionally waited several years after the release of his critically acclaimed Sundance Film Festival Audience Award-winning 2006 effort Once in an effort to avoid being labelled the ‘music guy’, there is no escaping the fact that it is another music driven narrative in Begin Again that has put Irish writer/director John Carney firmly […]