Posts by James Clarke

In praise of Robin Williams’ performance in The Fisher King

By James Clarke

The late actor is at his dangerous, dynamic best in this melancholy fantasy from Terry Gilliam.

When Dalí met Disney – the surreal story of an unlikely creative kinship

By James Clarke

In 1946 the moustachioed maestros embarked on the most ambitious project of their careers.

How Ken Loach captured the emotional fallout of the Spanish Civil War

By James Clarke

Land and Freedom shows the personal and political sides of this 80-year-old conflict.

Increase the Peace – Remembering Boyz n the Hood

By James Clarke

Released 25 years ago, John Singleton’s South Central LA story delivered a powerful universal message that still rings true today.

How Close Encounters channels the wishful spirit of Pinocchio

By James Clarke

Steven Spielberg’s classic sci-fi teaches the importance of holding on to dreams.

In defence of Hook – Steven Spielberg’s grown-up ode to childhood

By James Clarke

Does the director’s take on JM Barrie’s classic tale of arrested development deserve its reputation?

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