The Elephant Man (1980) tells the true life story of Joseph Merrick (John Hurt), who suffered from severe deformities during his life in late 19th century London.
Love and legacy are two words that come to mind when watching A Monster Calls – a refreshingly mature coming-of-age film based on the low-fantasy children’s novel of the same name.
In the lead up to the 10th anniversary of There Will Be Blood (2007), now seems like an appropriate time to revisit other Revisionist Western films that have held up well, trying to reach the same great heights in more recent years.
Legitimacy in life and art is hard to recognise… Or is it? That’s just one of the interesting questions raised when watching Art Bastard, the multiple award winning documentary which focuses on the life of New York painter Robert Cenedella.