I’ve written about Irish novelist John Banville several times. I regard him as one of the finest contemporary prose stylists working in English. He is not everyone’s cup of tea. For every person who is a fan, you’ll find a detractor. His characters are ghastly, they say (well, this is true, but then again, great […]Read more "The Book of Evidence"
Watching it is like witnessing a car crash in slow motion. It’s appalling but perversely addictive, and you cannot turn away from it.Read more "Oscars 2015: Nightcrawler"
As for Cage, he hasn’t been this restrained in years. Grizzled, bearded, with wounded eyes and a haunted voice, he plays Joe as a decent man fighting hard to keep another side of him at bay.Read more "Caged: “Joe” and “On Frozen Ground”"
By Niall McArdle I reviewed the classic drama 12 Angry Men for A World of Film Click on the picture to see it.Read more "“My name’s McArdle” Classic Film Review: 12 Angry Men"