John Logan – the writer behind GLADIATOR, THE AVIATOR, HUGO and SKYFALL – was in energetic and affable form at this year’s Watersprite Student Film Festival in Cambridge.
In NOTES ON A SCANDAL, a wealthy bohemian art teacher starts an ill-advised affair with a student. All of that might’ve been okay if it weren’t for Barbara, played flawlessly by Judi Dench: Patrick Fowler’s nominated madwoman.
For the series’ 50th anniversary, fans have a Bond film that seems to get almost everything right, writes Liam Jack.
A finely composed, charming and perfectly diverting film, but the visual panache quickly begins to mask a film with very little going on beneath its glowing sheen, says Ed Frost.