Author: Embankment Films

12 Sep Driven: Venice Review

The story of automobile designer and entrepreneur John DeLorean’s decline and fall becomes a comedy-tinged buddy movie with a twist in Nick Hamm’s follow-up to another very different male-bonding saga, The Journey. Once again, two fine central performances bring a clever Colin Bateman script alive,...

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08 Jun The rise and fall of a British fashion icon: Alexander McQueen’s life makes abrasive but essential viewing

Watching this outstanding film is like being beaten round the head with a heavy bag full of diamond-encrusted Alexander McQueen skulls. It’s woozy, dreamlike and grimly compelling documentary- making that is consistently suffused with a sickening sense of dread. Taking the life, precipitous rise and horribly...

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12 May Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay join Gemma Arterton in ‘Summerland’ (exclusive)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Tom Courtenay (45 Years) and Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) have boarded second world war-era drama Summerland which is set to star and be executive produced by Gemma Arterton. The project marks the feature debut of Olivier Award-winning playwright Jessica Swale. She previously collaborated...

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