Tag Archives: Deborah Findlay

Jackie, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Richard E. Grant, Casper Phillipson, Beth Grant, John Carroll Lynch, Max Casella, Sara Verhagen, Hélène Kuhn, Deborah Findlay, Corey Johnson, Aiden O’ Hare, Ralph Brown, David Caves, Penny Downie, Georgie Glen, Julie Judd, Peter Hudson, John Paval, Bill Dunn, Vivienne Vernes, Craig Sechler, Rebecca Compton, David DeBoy, Stéphane Höhn, Serge Onteniete, Emmanuel Herault, Gaspard Koenig.

The Lady In The Van, Film Review. Bicester Vue Cinema.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * *

Cast: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Jim Broadbent, Frances De la Tour, Gwen Taylor, Davis Calder, James Corden, Samuel Anderson, Sacha Dhawan, Eleanor Matsuura, Russell Tovey, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Barnett, Deborah Findlay, Elliot Levey, Marion Bailey, Jamie Parker, Harriet Thorpe, Rosalind Knight, Pandora Colin, Richard Banks, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Tom Couslton, George Taylor, Clare Hammond. Dominic Cooper, Dermot Crowley.

Life In Squares, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Eve Best, Phoebe Fox, Catherine McCormack, Lydia Leonard, Jack Davenport, Rupert Penry-Jones, James Norton, Ed Birch, Christian Brassington, Lucy Boynton, Andrew Havill, Sam Hoare, Eleanor Bron, James Clay, Deborah Findlay, Ron Heaps, Guy Henry, Edmund Kingsley, Anton Lesser, James Northcote, Emily Bruni, Edmund Digby-Jones, Guy Henry, Finn Jones, Adam Palsson, Simon Thomas, Elliot Cowan, Rosie Ede, Jenny Howe, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Marianne Oldham, Simon Thomas, Al Weaver.

 

Suite Française, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10

Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Matthais Schoenaerts, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Margot Robbie, Harriet Walter, Eileen Atkins, Lambert Wilson, Tom Schilling, Clare Holman, Deborah Findlay, Eric Godon, Simon Dutton, Diana Kent, Juliet Howland, Nicholas Chagrin.

 

As the 21st Century grumbles on and the further we move away from the period of time in which our grandparents gave up on almost everything except hope, the more the apathy to maintaining the struggle against oppression grows more weary. In some cases it is possible to hear some people state out loud, “Shouldn’t we forget all this now?” Yet stories from the Second World War continue to surface and perhaps none more startling in recent years than that of Irène Némirovsky and her posthumously published unfinished novel Suite Française.

Midsomer Murders: Death By Magic. Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 5/10

Cast: Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Fiona Dolman, Tamzin Malleson, Andrew Lee Potts, Jack Shepherd, Joe Absolom, Amanda Burton, Raj Awasti, Fraser Ayres, Pamela Betsy Cooper, Ashley Darwood, Noma Dumezweni, Anthony Farrelly, Deborah Findlay, Merelina Kendall, Stephanie Leonidas, Alan McKenna, John Neville, Justin Salinger.

The art of deception and the sleight of hand,  the act of illusion and slight bemusement needs both to succeed; and so too does a good old fashioned Detective/murder programme.